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Author rhettinger
Recipients rhettinger, terry.reedy
Date 2016-11-22.17:54:11
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In my Python courses, Windows users frequently ask about how to set a startup directory so they can run from their Desktop or a custom directory.  

The usual answer is to create a short-cut and then alter the properties on that shortcut.  However, other programs they are used to will allow the startup directory to be specified from within the program (in our case, the preferences menu).

Also, we should change the default directory from C:\\Python27 which is almost never the right place.  A documents directory would be more appropriate.
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