Is this the right location to launch IDLE?

John Salerno johnjsal at
Mon Mar 5 06:00:50 CET 2012

> That would be a Notepad++ problem. That "" gibberish is what you
> get when a Unicode BOM (Byte Order Mark) character is encoded as UTF-8
> but decoded as ISO-8859-1 or CP-1252. A BOM is not recommended for
> UTF-8 text; there should be some setting in Notepad++ to suppress it.

You are my new hero! :) It works perfectly now!

I set the default for files to be UTF-8 without BOM, and I also checked the option that said "Apply to opened ANSI files." Is that okay?

Thank you!!!

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