bgailer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 20:29:11 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.
> $ pydoc -g
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
I make a guess - that you are typing $ pydoc -g at the Python
Interpreter prompt (>>>)
The manual recommends typing it a the shell prompt. In which case the $
represents the prompt and you should just type pydoc -g.
Chapel Hill NC
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