On 11/12/18, Christman, Roger Graydon <dvl at psu.edu> wrote: > > I looked in IDLE's own configuration menu, and didn't see anything there -- > and I fear that I might have to fight some Windows settings somewhere else > instead. I think this is Windows 10. Modify the "Start in" field of the IDLE shortcut. You can use environment variables, e.g. "%UserProfile%\Documents".