I am out of trial and error again Lists

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Oct 23 10:09:02 CEST 2014


On 23/10/2014 08:56, Ian Kelly wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 1:20 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> If you were to read and digest what is written it would help.  You're trying
>> to run IDLE.  We're talking the interactive interpreter.
>
> IDLE includes the interactive interpreter.
>
>>   If (at least on
>> Windows) you run a command prompt and then type python<cr> you should see
>> something like this.
>>
>> Python 3.4.2 (v3.4.2:ab2c023a9432, Oct  6 2014, 22:16:31) [MSC v.1600 64 bit
>> (AMD64)] on win32
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>
> Same thing comes up when I start IDLE, so what's your point?
>

When you run the interactive interpreter thats all you get.  The OP 
isn't the first person to try things with IDLE not realising you need to 
have a script loaded to do something.

-- 
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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