[Tutor] A Stuborn Tab Problem in IDLE
sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 15 06:47:04 CET 2010
Thanks for the reminder on that. I haven't need the DOS box for 8
months. Just off on other non-programming efforts for the most part.
Things have picked up of late. I was beginning to think for awhile that
Win7 might have dropped it. I don't see any changes to it.
On 2/14/2010 7:01 PM, Dave Angel wrote:
> Wayne Watson wrote:
>> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">I got to
>> the dos command line facility and got to the file. I executed the
>> program, and it failed with a syntax error. I can't copy it out of
>> the window to paste here,
>>>> "Wayne Watson" <sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net> wrote
>>>>> When I use F5 to execute a py program in IDLE, Win7, I get a tab
>>>>> error on an indented else.
>>>> What happens if you execute from a command line? Do you get the
>>>> same error?
>>>> If so look at the lines before.
>>>> If not try closing and restarting IDLE
>>>> Alan G
> Once you've discovered the DOS box, you should also discover QuickEdit
> mode. In the DOS box, right click on the title bar, and choose
> "Properties". First tab is Options. Enable Quick-Edit mode, and
> press OK. Now, you can drag a rectangle on the DOS box, and use right
> click to paste it to the clipboard. Practice a bit and you'll find it
> easy. An essential tool.
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