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On 9/20/2017 1:09 PM, Joey Steward wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Joey Steward <jsteward2930 at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:30 PM
> Subject: Issues with python commands in windows powershell
> To: python-list at python.org
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I've been having issues using basic python commands in windows powershell.
> I'm new to programming so just going off of online tutorials.
> 
> Earlier I was unable to use pip to install Django (pip install Django), and
> came to this forum for help and someone was able to give me the correct
> command for windows 10 (py -m pip install django).
> 
> I've been trying to run this command django-admin startproject mytests, but
> get the same error message as when trying to run the original pip

Try py -m django-admin startproject mytests.  If this does not work, ask 
on django lists.

> django-admin : *The term 'django-admin' is not recognized as the name of a
> cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of
> the name, or if a path was included,*
> *verify that the path is correct and try again.*
> *At line:1 char:1*
> + django-admin startproject mytestsite
> + ~~~~~~~~~~~~
>      + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (django-admin:String) [],
> CommandNotFoundException
>      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException
> 
> 
> I'm very new so honestly have no idea what the issue may be, but from
> previously trying to use python I think it may have something to do with
> configuring windows environment variables? Not sure, but just something
> I've ran into in the past previous times trying to learn python for more
> data analysis purposes.
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> 
> Thanks a lot,
> 
> Joey Steward
> 


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