[Tutor] Trouble running Python on Windows Vista
Emile van Sebille
emile at fenx.com
Thu Jun 14 21:35:30 CEST 2012
On 6/14/2012 12:19 PM Tom Avos said...
> Yes, If I open the file from the IDLE and then I press "f5" it works,
> but I want to know why it does not work if I write the filename after
> the ">>>" prompt . That way is much more handy, I would like to make it
Once you've got the >>> prompt you're executing python words, not file
system file names.
IDLE is a development environment and is not a run environment.
Further, IDLE is or has been known to suffer from various 'leaks' that
contribute to oddities when made to do as you're asking, so even when
you do get it going, it's not a stable platform.
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