I am out of trial and error again Lists

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Oct 25 09:25:29 CEST 2014

On 25/10/2014 03:41, Seymore4Head wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:16:21 -0700, Larry Hudson <orgnut at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>> On 10/24/2014 07:38 AM, Seymore4Head wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> I do get the difference.  I don't actually use Python 2.  I use
>>> CodeSkulptor.  I do have Python 3 installed.  Actually I have Python 2
>>> installed but IDLE defaults to Python 3.  So it is a pain to actually
>>> load Python 2.
>> Exactly HOW are you trying to run Idle?  A default install of Py2 and Py3 in Windows should have
>> also installed Idle for each version.  In my Win7 system, they are BOTH in the standard menu,
>> you should be able to call up either one.
>> OT:  Side comment:  I rarely use Windows these days, maybe once every two or three months -- I
>> MUCH prefer Linux.  Among other reasons its a far better environment for programming.  I only
>> have one (active) system with Windows installed, and two others with Linux only.  Actually make
>> that three, if you count my Raspberry Pi.   :-)
>>       -=- Larry -=-
> I have a directory of my py files.  I right click on one of the py
> files and "open with IDLE"   Windows XP
> If I try to open a py file I have for Python 2 it still opens using
> IDLE 3.
> I don't have many py 2 files anyway.

How about running your Python 2 version of IDLE and opening your files 
using File->Open or CTRL-O?

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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