EditPythonPrefs gives you the capability to configure Python to behave the way you want it to. There are two ways to use EditPythonPrefs, you can use it to set the preferences in general, or you can drop a particular Python engine onto it to customize only that version. The latter can be handy if, for example, you want to have a second copy of the PythonInterpreter that keeps the output window open on a normal exit even though you prefer to normally not work that way.
To change the default preferences, simply double-click on EditPythonPrefs. To change the preferences only for one copy of the Interpreter, drop the icon for that copy onto EditPythonPrefs. You can also use EditPythonPrefs in this fashion to set the preferences of the Python IDE and any applets you create - see section 1.3.4.
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