Problem in IDLE setup

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Aug 6 02:20:49 CEST 2015

On 8/5/2015 9:08 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 04/08/2015 12:31, Ahsan Chauhan wrote:
>> Respected Sir/Madam,
>> I would like to bring it to your notice that IDLE's executable file is
>> not working properly in Python3.5.0.

3.5.0 has not been released.  3.5.0b4 is the most recent.
Make sure that you are using that. I use it on Win7 daily without 
problems. 3.5.0c1 will be out this weekend.

> Please state exactly what you're tried to do, what you expected to
> happen, and what actually happened.  If you have a traceback please cut
> and paste all of it into your response.  What OS are you using?

If on Windows, find the Command Prompt console and enter
 > python -m idlelib
or, if that does not start 3.5,
 > py -3.5 -m idlelib

Terry Jan Reedy

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