IDLE Namespace Toolbox? Windows.

MRAB python at
Mon Jan 18 01:44:57 CET 2010

W. eWatson wrote:
> 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

He said "command prompt", not Python prompt.

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