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From: Terry Reedy <tjre...@udel.edu>
Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 21:32:36 -0400
Local: Sun, Aug 5 2012 9:32 pm
Subject: Re: Getting started with IDLE and Python - no highlighting and no execution
On 8/5/2012 7:46 PM, PeterSo wrote:
> I am just starting to learn Python, and I like to use the editorIf properly installed and working, IDLE does syntax highliting if and
> instead of the interactive shell. So I wrote the following little
> program in IDLE
> # calculating the mean
> data1=[49, 66, 24, 98, 37, 64, 98, 27, 56, 93, 68, 78, 22, 25, 11]
> def mean(data):
> There is no syntax highlighting
only if you name the file with a .py, .pyw, .pyo extension. I have a
'play around' directory with a tem.py file that is always in the recent
files lists. I use it for short shippets that are two long to directly
type into the shell.
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