[Tutor] Python 2.4 IDLE Windows 2000

Mike Hansen mhansen at cso.atmel.com
Tue Dec 7 17:27:27 CET 2004


Danny Yoo wrote:

>On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Mike Hansen wrote:
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>>That rooted out the problem. A while ago, I changed the colors to kind
>>of match my VIM color theme(ps_color). When I did
>>idlelib.PyShell.main(), IDLE came up with my custom color theme.
>>However, there was a bunch of warnings about my theme. From IDLE, I
>>deleted the theme. Now IDLE will launch normally. I'll set up the color
>>theme later. Maybe older color themes aren't compatible with the newer
>>IDLE? The color theme must have been laying around. I didn't brute force
>>it in or anything like that.
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>Hi Mike,
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>Ah, whew, I'm glad that actually worked.  *grin*
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>The information about the color theme problem is valuable to know: can you
>send a message to the IDLE developers with a summary of the situation?
>It's possible that a lot of other folks might be running into a similar
>startup problem.  Let's make sure that no one else has to go through hoops
>to get IDLE working again.  The IDLE development list is:
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>    http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/idle-dev
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>Good luck to you!
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Hi Danny,

I put in a bug report on the python sourceforge site. The idle-dev mail 
list didn't seem appropriate. It seems like a mail list for idle 
developers to discuss the IDLE development plan not for users to post 
about bugs.

Thanks again for your help on this issue.

Mike


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