[Tutor] pythoncard installation

Kent Johnson kent_johnson at skillsoft.com
Fri Sep 17 19:59:02 CEST 2004

It looks like the main in resource.py is not being maintained. To run the 
resource editor try


At 06:39 PM 9/17/2004 +0100, Nick Lunt wrote:
>Hi Folks,
>this if off topic but I hope someone can point me in the right
>direction, to save me from having to subscribe to the pythoncard mailing
>I just installed PythonCard-0.8 on Fedora Core 2 running python-2.3.3 .
>I'd already installed wxPython so PythonCard installed fine.
>However, I now want to run the resource.py to open the GUI creating
>tool, but I get the following error:
>[nickl at custard PythonCard]$ pwd
>[nickl at custard PythonCard]$ python resource.py
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "resource.py", line 227, in ?
>     SpecDoc( 'spec.py', 'ComponentSpecHtmlFormat' )
>NameError: name 'SpecDoc' is not defined
>resource.py calls a function called SpecDoc, which I cannot find
>The following command searches all *.py files on my system and looks for
>SpecDoc, and here's the results:
>[nickl at custard python2.3]$ find . -name "*.py" -exec grep -l SpecDoc {}
>But both of these versions of resource.py fail with the error as shown
>Im sorry this is off topic, but I've seen that several folk on here use
>PythonCard (hopefully on linux), so Im just wondering if someone can
>tell me where Im going wrong here :)
>Many thanks
>Tutor maillist  -  Tutor at python.org

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