[Tutor] A Stuborn Tab Problem in IDLE

Wayne Watson sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net
Tue Feb 16 13:27:02 CET 2010



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,
>>>
> 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.
>
> DaveA
I have QuickEdit on, but ... I was going to say I couldn't copy and 
paste. I just did it. However, I guess one can only select on a 
rectangle, and it has to sweep all the way from left to right.

Time to use help, and print it out.

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