How to tell Script to use pythonw.exe ?
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Wed Jul 3 03:29:52 CEST 2013
On Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:20:12 -0700, goldtech wrote:
> Using Windows....
> I want to run a .py file script using pythonw.exe so the DOS box will
> not open. Is there a way from inside the script to say "run me with
> pythonw.exe and not python.exe"?
I don't believe so, because by the time the script is even opened, it is
too late. I'm not an expert about Windows, but as I understand it, the
process that occurs when you double-click the file is:
* Windows inspects the file extension and sees it is .py
* Windows checks the registry for the file extension association and
* Windows calls python.exe with the path to the script as argument
* finally python.exe opens the script.
Instead, you can use .pyw as the file extension, which should do what you
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