Installation Successful, but pythonw and idle doesn't function
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Aug 6 03:07:00 CEST 2015
On 8/5/2015 12:12 PM, Rick Smith wrote:
> I was able to install various versions of Python (3.5.0b4 32bit being
> the most recent) multiple times (uninstalling in between) and they
> worked ("python --version" at the command line worked).
> However pythonw.exe did not and does not work. I was simply returned to
> the command prompt, without ANY interaction or error.
> python -m idlelib
or, if that does not start 3.5,
> py -3.5 -m idlelib
and you should either see Idle or an error message
If Idle is starting but not connecting, as you seems to say, there there
is a problems with your network socket configuration or another program.
Adding -n at the end of the command line will will bypass that, though
you could have other problems in certain situations.
Please see my Who uses IDLE? thread.
Terry Jan Reedy
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