[Tutor] PYTHON ON DOS
lie.1296 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 19:45:22 CET 2008
On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 10:27:59 -0800, WM. wrote:
> Some say that Python programs run better on DOS. I cannot find a way to
> do that. I can go 'Python Command Line' to wind up on a black screen
> version of IDLE but I can't get from the interactive to executive mode.
> Is there any advantage to running .py on DOS?
XP: Start > Run > type "cmd" > OK
Vista: Start > type "cmd" > Enter
then cd to the folder where you put the script:
C:\> cd C:\mypython\
then run the program by typing "python blah.py"
C:\mypython\> python blah.py
strictly speaking Windows doesn't have true DOS since NT-family. The
black window is a command prompt, somewhat an emulator for DOS.
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