PDFMiner install question

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Dec 17 21:27:50 CET 2013

On 17/12/2013 20:06, Jason Mellone wrote:
> Hello,
> I have python up and running using the exact setup as recommended by http://learnpythonthehardway.org/
> I am now trying to use pdfminer.
> I have python here:
> C:\USERS\Python27
> using "import os", i am able to cwd to C:\users\python where i have C:\users\python\pdfminer-master\.
> when i navigate to the child directory and run "setup.py install" i get the following issue:
>>>> setup.py install
>    File "<stdin>", line 1
>      setup.py install
>                     ^
> i have no idea why, any input?
> thanks!

The "import os" tells me that you're running setup.py from a Python 
prompt, you should be running it from a Windows command prompt.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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