installation in mac os x

Philip Semanchuk philip at
Thu Jun 11 00:32:47 EDT 2009

On Jun 10, 2009, at 10:38 PM, Karl Jansson wrote:

> Hi,
> I was doing the tutorial at 
> , and I came across some code that did not work,  and I got the  
> following error:  	AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute  
> 'format'.
> So I downloaded a .dmg of python 2.6.2 and then I installed it.  But  
> it's not working.  Running the Python launcher, the "new" command in  
> the file menu is grey, and won't work, so I can't make any scripts.
> Does anyone know how to make python 2.6.2 work in mac os x?

Hi Stefan,
What's "the Python launcher"?  What happens if you instead open a  
Terminal window (/Applications/Utilities/Terminal) and type "python"?


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