If you would like to run your Python script without having to open your IDE to complete a task, you can do so by creating a *.bat file. I’d be interested to hear what other reasons why you found this page to create your *.bat file in the comments below, because I’m sure there are some pretty cool tasks out there you are doing.
The format of the *.bat file is as:
“<location to python.exe file>” “<location of your python.py script you want to run>”
For me, this looked like:
Saving the File
Saving the file is the tricky part.
Make sure you have the drop down save as type selected to *.*. If you don’t your file will save as filename.bat.txt.
To avoid any file location issues, I’d suggest saving this *.bat file in the same location you have your python script in.