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IDLE Default Working Directory

On 11/12/2018 10:35 AM, Bev in TX wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2018, at 9:16 AM, eryk sun <eryksun at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/12/18, Christman, Roger Graydon <dvl at psu.edu <mailto: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".
> I am not the OP and I?m on macOS ? no shortcuts.  How would one do the same thing on other platforms?
> Bev in TX

For me, open (command-O) opens 'Documents'.  I presume it should be easy 
enough to move into a 'py' subfolder.

Terry Jan Reedy