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Learning Python Data Visualization by Chad Adams

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Exploring the Python installation in Windows

Now that we have reviewed the command line on Windows, we need to know a few other things before we start writing code. Let's start with where Python and any libraries are installed on your machine. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to C:\Python27, as shown in the following screenshot:

Exploring the Python installation in Windows

Inside the Python27 directory, you can see the python.exe file; this is the application that our Path in System variables looks for to run Python scripts and commands. This folder also contains other libraries that are to required be run by Python, including libraries downloaded from easy_install or pip.

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