[Tutor] running python script

Timothy Grant timothy.grant at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 20:21:02 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 3:33 PM, r t <rt8396 at gmail.com> wrote:
> currently i have a batch file that is associated with .txt extentions
> so when i double click on a text file, windows runs the batch file that then
> sends command line args to MY text editor program..."Texteditor.py", instead
> of Microsofts feature rich Crappad. :-P
> this works, but the problem is the commad prompt stays open in the
> background
> cluttering up my desktop.
> So,
> 1. How do i close the command prompt after starting my program???
> here is my one line batch script:
> C:\Python25\python.exe C:\Python25\TextEditor.py %1
> 2. or how do i do this in a much more elegant way??
> i know there is a win32 ShellExecute fuction that will open a file WITHOUT
> "CMD"
> but i dont know how to make this work for what i am doing with file
> associations
> if there is a better way to do this, i am open to suggestion
> vista & py2.5
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Have you tried using pythonw instead of python?

Stand Fast,
tjg.  [Timothy Grant]

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