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Author Bruce.Sherwood
Recipients Bruce.Sherwood, Patrick.Walters, asvetlov, mhuster, roger.serwy, taleinat, terry.reedy
Date 2013-02-05.05:26:53
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For what it's worth (maybe not much?), the version of IDLE produced by
Guilherme Polo in the 2009 Google Summer of Code, which VPython (
uses under the name VIDLE, does not have any problem with starting with an
edit window and in fact I always use it that way.

Bruce Sherwood

On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Patrick <> wrote:

> Patrick added the comment:
> I am seeing this as well. It does not repro 100% of the time, but
> frequently enough that its hard to get anything done. My repro is a little
> simpler and might help understanding the fix.
> Win7
> Python 3.3
> I start IDLE normally from the shortcut in the install.
> Ctrl-N to open and edit window.
> Ctrl-O to open a file.
> Select file and then Idle exits.
> As mentioned, using the menu to open the file seems to work more reliably.
> I've not had a crash that way.
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