Thanks for reading.
(1) I’m in a Windows 11 Operating Environment…I initially installed:
Python 3.12 (64-bit)
from the Microsoft Store…
From there…I was able to open Python for the first time with full black screenage…and do a print “Hello Word” test successfully…
(2) I then installed VS Code as my editor…and after that…the Python extension.
(3) I then selected the Interpreter that was recommended…(it matched the version of Python which I had installed)
At this point…I’m at the Terminal…
My “Getting Started Instructions” from Microsoft…tell me to enter the command:
But instead of it actually launching python…it hyperlinks me to the Microsoft Store URL that is the general download page for Python.
Here’s a screenshot from within my terminal:
Thanks for your help…it is much appreciated.