[FRPythoneers] Python under MSWindows

J. Wayde Allen wallen at its.bldrdoc.gov
Fri Jun 1 17:16:55 MDT 2001

On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> >1. Create a batch file (called runit.bat in this example) containing the
> >following lines:
> >python %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9 > %temp%\temp
> >notepad.exe %temp%\temp
> >del %temp%\temp
> This is a good idea.

Yes indeed, and it does exactly what I had in mind - COOL!

> Alternately, you could create a Tkinter output class
> that would open a window with a text edit field.  Probably shouldn't be
> that hard to do, and would end up looking nicer in the Windows environment
> -- plus you could use it on Linux as well (specify a command-line argument
> maybe?).

Yes, I'm headed that way, but am not there yet.

> Can you do "os.system('notepad.exe')" on Legacy Windows platforms?  That
> might be an alternative as well.

Don't know.

- Wayde
  (wallen at its.bldrdoc.gov)

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