[wingide-users] The dreaded black box

Andrew Webster webstercc at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 15:54:46 MST 2007


hi,
    If you run your application outside of wing using pythonw.exe instead of
python.exe do you still get the ugly DOS box?  I think I ran into the same
thing a while back and executing my script with pythonw.exe got rid of the
ugly dos box. :)

bye,
Andy




On 1/13/07, Michael Hipp <Michael at hipp.com> wrote:
>
> My application must run a DOS (console) app to accomplish certain things.
> It
> uses subprocess.Popen("consoleapp.exe") to accomplish the task. It runs
> fine
> but pops an ugly "DOS black box" on top of everything until it terminates
> -
> but only when run outside Wing. When run inside Wing the output is
> captured by
> Wing and no "black box" ever appears.
>
> Two questions:
> - How does Wing suppress the "black box"?
> - Can I turn this behavior on/off so my app behaves the same inside &
> outside
> Wing?
>
> Thanks,
> Michael
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