I'm a newbie and you helped me find the answer...

Dwight Hotmail GoldWinde at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 3 12:30:30 CEST 2015

Thank you, Jussi.

Problem finally solved.

I am using Coderunner 2 as my editor. It has a language setting. I had set
it as Python instead of Python 3.


Thank you again, everyone!

With appreciation,


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On 8/3/15, 5:49 PM, "Jussi Piitulainen" <jpiitula at ling.helsinki.fi> wrote:

>Dwight GoldWinde quotes himself:
>>> Okay, thank you, Dave, so I got the following info: type $(which
>>> python3)
>>> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.4/bin/python3 is
>>> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.4/bin/python3
>>> But I can¹t figure out what short of ³usr² statement
>>> (e.g. #!/usr/bin/env python3) I need to point it there. Whatever I
>>> tried, still gives me version 2.
>How are you launching your script? If your method involves clicking some
>pretty picture or something similar, you may be bypassing /usr/bin/env
>altogether and relying on some association of file types in Mac OS. Then
>you need to investigate file properties in Finder, or something like
>that. It should be safe to change the association for that individual
>script but not necessarily for all files with the same extension.
>If your method is to type "python scriptname" at the shell prompt, you
>are definitely bypassing /usr/bin/env and specifying the default python
>as the one to use. Solution: type "python3 scriptname" instead. (A more
>advanced solution: make scriptname executable and type "./scriptname"
>instead. This one uses /usr/bin/env to find the interpreter.)
>(You could try "#!/usr/bin/env aintgotnosuch" as your script's hashbang
>line to see if it even matters what that line says. Check first that you
>don't happen to have a program named "aintgotnosuch" in your path.)

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