[Tutor] Getting started with Python

Aimee Hubbard ahubbard at umn.edu
Tue Jul 24 15:55:50 EDT 2018

I have done some introductory courses with Python, but they did not cover
how to get Python (3.7 version 64 bit) up and running on my own computer. I
have it downloaded on my Windows 10 computer and made sure in my
"Environment Variables" that it has the path
But whenever I try to run any commands like "python --version" I get this
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module>
NameError: name 'python' is not defined

I am just not sure what step I am missing. Any help you can offer would be
greatly appreciated. Thank you so much and I hope you are having a great



*Aimee Hubbard M.S.*
Editorial Assistant, *Journal of Marital & Family Therapy*
Doctoral Student, Family Social Science-Couple & Family Therapy
University of Minnesota
ahubbard at umn.edu

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