[FRPythoneers] import question

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Wed Dec 5 13:16:51 MST 2001

On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 01:12:50PM -0700, Sherman Lambert wrote:
>to segregate scripts into different directories.  However I have yet to
>figure out how to import scripts not in the current path, or the python
>path.  I am using python on Win 9x.  I thought that I could just give the

Python searches the PYTHONPATH to locate modules.  I have a common
directory where I put my python modules.

>path to the import statement. however that does not seem to work.  I detail
>I have a project in \project, I am trying to reference a script in
>\python\piece1.  Any clues (this should be simple, shouldn't it?).

You can change the PYTHONPATH in your code:

   import sys
   import piecemodule

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