On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 8:09 AM, Rob Alspach <robalspach3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everybody! I just installed python 3.6.4 it was a fresh install (no
> former versions). I have never used python but have some IS background. The
> videos I am seeing online all show the IDE / IDLE; however, it does not
> install for me. I am installing from the download
> python-3.6.4-embed-amd64.zip. I am running windows 10. I also have Oracle
> on this laptop.
> The file does not have an installer and also does not write to the file
> path. I have already uninstalled and reinstalled the problem remains. I can
> update the path no problem but where can I get the IDLE / IDE to follow
> along with the videos on youtube? I am using notepad currently but have no
> way to execute any files I write. If I save a file in notepad and open
> through python the python window terminates when the operation is complete
> (much to fast for these old eyes).
What you'll normally want to do is get the regular installer. Go to
python.org and look at the download links right there on the front
page; that'll give you a much more normal way of getting hold of the
full Python suite.