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Re: 'indent'ing Python in windows bat

Dave Angel
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On 09/18/2012 01:08 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 9/17/2012 9:08 PM, David Smith wrote:
>> Hello, I'm essentially a newbie in Python.
>> My problem in searching the archives is not knowing what words to use to
>> ask.
>> I'm converting windows bat files little by little to Python 3 as I find
>> time and learn Python.
>> The most efficient method for some lines is to call Python like:
>> python -c "import sys; sys.exit(3)"
>> How do I "indent" if I have something like:
>> if (sR=='Cope'): sys.exit(1) elif (sR=='Perform') sys.exit(2) else
>> sys.exit(3)

> Quite aside from whether this is good idea, I believe putting \n
> followed by spaces or \t in the quoted string should work. It does for
> exec.

Don't forget, the OP uses Windows. Last I looked, the cmd processor had
miserable escaping features. But I could easily be wrong -- I haven't
used Windows deliberately for quite a while now.



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