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Old 11-16-2005, 02:51 PM
Jerry Jerry is offline
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user input problem

In the following script I want to have the user enter the name of a text file which is later read from within a called function. It works, but a yellow error marker appears at the line that calls the function and the cursor jumps to that line. This is annoying since I then have to find the place in the script where I was editing. Can you suggest a better way to do this?

import viz

viz.go()

filename = input('filename?')

def openfile():
global filename

file = open(filename, 'r')

openfile()
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Old 11-16-2005, 03:15 PM
farshizzo farshizzo is offline
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Hi,

Try the following instead:
Code:
if viz.running():
	openfile()
This makes sure that the file is not opened when the script is being parsed within the GUI.
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