Author mikehoy
Recipients adam.woodbeck, docs@python, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, mikehoy, ncoghlan, orsenthil, pitrou
Date 2011-10-09.15:43:50
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Here is what I have so far:

> For Windows users, added a section about how to use a terminal

How to use a terminal

Open a command prompt:

* On Windows Vista or Windows 7: click on the Start menu (the Windows logo in the lower left of the screen), type cmd into the Search field directly above the Start menu button, and click on "cmd" in the search results above the Search field.

* On Windows XP: click on the Start menu (the Windows logo in the lower left of the screen), click on "Run...", type cmd into the text box, and hit enter.

Commands used in terminal

* cd C:\ - Puts you in the root directory of the C drive.
* cd Python32 - Puts you in the directory where Python 3.2 is installed.
* dir - This command lists the contents of the Python32 directory.
* python - This command will invoke python.exe and bring up the interpreter.

> a link to PowerShell 

Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed for system administration. It can be obtained here:
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