[Eric] Get rid of DOS box after starting up Eric4?
geert.eric4 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 09:21:50 GMT 2009
Darren Dale wrote:
> I think the way to do this is to use a .pyw extension for the main
That is correct for GUI applications you make yourself and you don't
want to see a DOS box popping up. See
and my answer on that issue
But in fact, thanks to your "pyw" hint, I found the solution to my problem:
On WinXp (and other Windows OS'es, I guess), there's an association
between .pyw files and pythonw after installing Python. Thus, I can
simply double-click on the file "eric4.pyw" in the directory
"./Lib/site-packages/eric4" and Eric4 IDE starts up without the annoying
So, to ease the start-up process, I created a shortcut to "eric4.pyw"
and I'm using this shortcut to start Eric4 IDE. Hence, my problem is
Stupid I didn't think on that one earlier...
Anyway, thanks for the hint, Darren.
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