[Tutor] Windows user variable ?

jfouhy@paradise.net.nz jfouhy at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jun 27 00:16:12 CEST 2005

Quoting Dave S <pythontut at pusspaws.net>:

> Turned out that I called the file 'memo.txt', Windows decided it was a
> text file and it ended up as 'memo.txt.txt'. The windows display strips
> anything after the '.', found the problem via dos :)

I recomment going to Windows Explorer -> Folder Options and unchecking the "Hide
extensions for known file types" option :-)
> Anyhow - When logged into 2000 as an administrator or user is there a
> system variable that I can read to let the script know who I am logged
> in as ?

If you have the win32 extensions, try win32api.GetUserName().


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