[Tutor] problem resulting from installing 3.0
kent37 at tds.net
Sat Sep 1 02:25:58 CEST 2007
Dick Moores wrote:
> XP, Python 2.5.1
> I installed 3.0 alpha out of curiosity in a separate folder from
> 2.5.1. Then I found that both 2.5.1's IDLE and my main Python editor
> Ulipad would no longer open. My first idea was that the installation
> of 3.0 somehow changed my path. But it didn't. After uninstalling
> 3.0, and fiddling with the path and PYTHONPATH, IDLE and Ulipad now
> open, but the console opens first. The files executed are idle.pyw
> and ulipad.pyw. How can I get back to where I was before, without
> that annoying console opening?
A guess - check the file association for .pyw files. Make sure they are
associated with pythonw, not python.
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