R: [Tutor] Creating easy-to-run files

Marcel Preda marcel@punto.it
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 11:04:37 +0200

> Hi,
> I've just started using Python (and found it quite useful) for 
> writing a conversion parser between two different formats. 
> Is there an easy way of letting the user run the script by 
> simply typing "start" or something similar at the Python prompt?
> I'm currently using Windows, but it's intended to be run under
> Linux.

From comand [or shell] prompt, type :

python script_name

For linux only:
In the script the first line must be:

And you may call just like: