IDLE Config Problems

r rt8396 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 05:43:58 CEST 2009


On Jul 29, 3:55 pm, "Russ Davis" <Russ.Da... at njpines.state.nj.us>
wrote:
> I am just getting started with Python and have installed v. 2.5.4  Idle version 1.2.4  I can't seem to get the idle to display text.  It seems as if the install went fine.  I start up the idle and the screen is blank.  No text.  It seems as if I can type on the screen but I just can't see the characters.   I go to the config menu and it bombs and brings up the Visual Studio debugger.  The computer that I am trying to install it on is a windows xp laptop serv pack 2.   I have a workstation here that I am using also with the same os and the idle works fine.  Any hints as to what might be interfering with the idle config.
>

just spit balling here, but have you tried a un-install, re-install

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