IDLE Namespace Toolbox? Windows.

W. eWatson wolftracks at
Mon Jan 18 01:11:11 CET 2010

John Bokma wrote:
> "W. eWatson" <wolftracks at> writes:
>> This is a follow up to my post "Changing Lutz's mydir.  It would seem
>> there should be some sort of toolbox that allows one to do things like
>> mydir, and perhaps a lot more. Maybe something like it exists in
>> Linux. I'm a Windows user. I've found it a bit aggravating that using
>> dir and help, for example, that the output just rolls on off the
>> screen and I have to play around with the shell scroll bars to find
>> what I'm looking for. A few simple changes to mydir should change
>> that, but I would hope or think maybe there are even more tools to
>> generally help.
> on the command prompt:
> cmd | more
> works 
Apparently, not in IDLE under Win.
 >>> dir() | more
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<pyshell#42>", line 1, in <module>
     dir() | more
NameError: name 'more' is not defined

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