bgailer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 20:19:23 CEST 2010
On 6/18/2010 1:53 PM, Andrew Martin wrote:
> Hey, everyone, I am new to programming and just downloaded Python 2.6
> onto my windows vista laptop. I am attempting to follow 4.11 of the
> tutorial called "How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with
> Python v2nd Edition documentation"
> However, I am having some trouble. I am trying to use pydoc to search
> through the python libraries installed on my computer but keep getting
> an error involving the $ symbol.
It is good that you keep getting it. Consistency is valuable.
> $ pydoc -g
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Where are you typing this?
Where did you get the idea that $ pydoc -g is a valid thing to do?
In what way does this relate to the tutorial?
What OS are you using?
Please learn to ask "good" questions - which in this case means to tell
us a lot more about what you are doing.
Please also reply-all so a copy of your reply goes to the tutor list.
Chapel Hill NC
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