[Tutor] Python 2.4 IDLE Windows 2000
keridee at jayco.net
Tue Dec 21 01:53:26 CET 2004
Okay, everyone! It took two things.
1) Delete .idlerc directory
2) Uninstall and reinstall python2.4
Why I had to do step two is beyond me, but I've got it settled now!
> "Jacob S." <keridee at jayco.net>
> > Gee,
> > I think I'm going to burst out in tears.
> > Mike Hansen gave the solution to the very problem I'm having, yet, when
> > I
> > used the console version and deleted the custom color theme, it stopped
> > giving me error messages, but it still won't start up without the
> > console.
> > I'm am still stunted of my python 2.4 experience.
> > Help, please!!!
> > Desperate,
> > Jacob
> Can you open IDLE and reset the color options to the defaults? I believe
that's how I solved it.
> If not, there should be some configuration files, plain text files with
names like "*.def" in your idlelib directory. Here's the path to one of
several on my machine:
> I am not sure if you can safely delete these, but reverting them to the
default configuration should work (I think).
> Caution: I am not an expert in IDLE, Python, or... even life.
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