Python - viewing .PY file

Hi,

I am taking a course through MongoDB University --- online. They provided me with same sample Python (.PY) files. I tried viewing one in NOTEPAD, but the line breaks are missing, so everything is run together. I know the breaks are there, b/c when I display the file via the TYPE command, it shows properly.

How do I work around this issue? Is there a Python editor on my system?

Thanks,
Steve
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Stephen KairysTechnical Writer - ConsultantAsked:
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KimputerCommented:
Use Notepad++ for the best text editor experience for free: https://notepad-plus-plus.org/

Your line breaks problem disappear too, besides coding colors, macro's, advanced search replace etc etc

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Stephen KairysTechnical Writer - ConsultantAuthor Commented:
So you're saying that NOTEPAD++ is smart enough to recognize the language I'm using, and (for example) display comments in a different color?

Thanks.
KimputerCommented:
Indeed, it knows the .py extension among other clear extension like .htm .vb etc etc
Even if it didn't (your own, or some other VERY obscure language), you could adjust a few things to tweak it to your liking.
Stephen KairysTechnical Writer - ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thank you!! Just what I needed!

I appreciate the quick response!

Steve
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