Setting longer default decimal precision
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Nov 20 20:59:11 CET 2013
On 20/11/2013 19:34, Kay Y. Jheallee wrote:
> Ah, that looks like just the puppy I'm looking for. :)
> Okay then, I just installed the PortableApps version of Python,
> but when I downloaded "mpmath-0.17.win32" the installer aborted with "No
> Python installation found in the registry".
> So I'm trying to install "setuptools 1.4" (and do it that way) at
> but where is the "Download" link ("Downloads" just shifts down to the
> page section)? I'm just looking for the ".zip" file version (if one
> exists), not ".tar.gz".
Advice from a long time Python Windows user that's aimed at everybody,
not just the OP. Always try and find a binary installer, it's far
easier than messing about with ".zip" or ".tar.gz" files. In particular
it avoids the infamous "error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat", which in
plain English means you've not got Visual C++ installed or you've got
the wrong version.
A very good site to find binaries is this
http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/. You can safely ignore the
"Unofficial" at the top of the page, I've been using stuff from there
for years and never, ever had a problem.
Python is the second best programming language in the world.
But the best has yet to be invented. Christian Tismer
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