man idle Command

Man page for apt-get idle Command

Man Page for idle in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man idle

Man Idle  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man idle in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man idle

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

IDLE(1)                                                                                                                                                      IDLE(1)

IDLE An Integrated DeveLopment Environment for Python

idle [ dins ] [ t title ] [ file ...]

idle [ dins ] [ t title ] ( c cmd | r file ) [ arg ...]

idle [ dins ] [ t title ] [ arg ...]

This manual page documents briefly the idle command. This manual page was written for Debian because the original program does not have a manual page. For
more information, refer to IDLE's help menu.

IDLE is an Integrated DeveLopment Environment for Python. IDLE is based on Tkinter, Python's bindings to the Tk widget set. Features are 100% pure Python,
multi windows with multiple undo and Python colorizing, a Python shell window subclass, a debugger. IDLE is cross platform, i.e. it works on all platforms
where Tk is installed.

h Print this help message and exit.

n Run IDLE without a subprocess (see Help/IDLE Help for details).

The following options will override the IDLE 'settings' configuration:

e Open an edit window.

i Open a shell window.

The following options imply i and will open a shell:

c cmd Run the command in a shell, or

r file
Run script from file.

d Enable the debugger.

s Run $IDLESTARTUP or $PYTHONSTARTUP before anything else.

t title
Set title of shell window.

A default edit window will be bypassed when c, r, or are used.

[arg]* and [file]* are passed to the command ( c) or script ( r) in sys.argv[1:].

idle Open an edit window or shell depending on IDLE's configuration.

Edit the files, also open a shell if configured to start with shell.

idle est "Baz"
Run $IDLESTARTUP or $PYTHONSTARTUP, edit, and open a shell window with the title "Baz".

idle c "import sys; print sys.argv" "foo"
Open a shell window and run the command, passing " c" in sys.argv[0] and "foo" in sys.argv[1].

idle d s r "Hello World"
Open a shell window, run a startup script, enable the debugger, and run, passing "" in sys.argv[0] and "Hello World" in sys.argv[1].

echo "import sys; print sys.argv" | idle "foobar"
Open a shell window, run the script piped in, passing '' in sys.argv[0] and "foobar" in sys.argv[1].



21 September 2004 IDLE(1)

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