Running pydoc from the Windows XP command line (dos box)

Running pydoc from the Windows XP command line (dos box)

Post by cappy211 » Mon, 12 Jan 2004 17:41:20


According to the help for pydoc, it can be run as a script, from the
command line.

"Or, at the shell command line outside of Python:
Run "pydoc <name>" to show documentation on something"

However, when I run pydoc from the Windows XP command line, it
launches my editor (Codewright) and displays pydoc.py in the editor.

I want to be able to use it to display docstrings in my modules, from
OUTSIDE of the interactive interpreter.

How do I keep my editor from launching when I type pydoc at the
command line ?

thanks