Edit with IDLE pull down menu

no at none.invalid no at none.invalid
Thu Jul 19 18:31:05 EDT 2018


On Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:25:41 -0400, Dennis Lee Bieber
<wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:

>On Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:40:16 -0400, no at none.invalid declaimed the
>following:
>
>>
>>So to run a .py program, you have to right click and select the pull
>>down menu Edit with IDLE and then inside that menu you pick Edit with
>>IDLE.  Seems a little redundant.
>
>	No... In a properly configured system, to RUN a .py program, you just
>double-click it. It will likely open a system console for stdout (a .pyw
>file is commonly used for Python scripts that do not make use of
>stdin/stdout/stderr -- ie; a program written using one of the graphical
>toolkits).
>
>	Since I have always used ActiveState builds, my context menu has "Edit
>with PythonWin" and does NOT have any mention of IDLE.

I wasn't trying to run a Python program.  I wanted to Edit it with
IDLE.

When I said "run the program" I was talking about IDLE.


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