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    Cool Set the files so you can script? how?


    I am trying to learn python, I dont know any program languages yet, figured I would learn here. How do you set the file so you can script?

    You will need to cause the directory containing the file named python.exe to be listed in your system environment variable named path.

    That is the programers words on his website. I use windows XP
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    Originally Posted by maximus20004
    I am trying to learn python, I dont know any program languages yet, figured I would learn here. How do you set the file so you can script?

    You will need to cause the directory containing the file named python.exe to be listed in your system environment variable named path.

    That is the programers words on his website. I use windows XP
    This isn't the best place to learn python. www.python.org is (at least, that's where I learned).

    Dunno if it'll be as easy to pick up though. I come from a strong C, Java, and Perl background, and python seemed to combine the best of all 3 worlds for me.

    Goodluck
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    Python is an excellent language to begin programming with. It's simple and clean. Also, it's OOP model is quite simple so it'd be a nice way to pick up OOP and make it easier later if you decided to learn Java or C++.

    Like carjja said, check out python.org
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    On windows after you've installed Python all you have to do to run a program is to double click the .py file. If you want to add the Python interpreter to your PATH variable then.

    1. rightclick on 'my computer' and go to options i believe.
    2. click the advanced tab at the top and then the environment variables button at the bottom.
    3. add the path to where ever you installed python to the PATH box.

    that should be it.

    Hope this helps,

    Mark.
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