Simple question: how to tell IDLE where to look for a module?

Gerrit Muller gerrit.muller at philips.com
Thu Aug 8 08:23:14 CEST 2002


"Martin v. Loewis" wrote:
> 
> Azratax <azrataxnospam at aznt.com> writes:
> 
> > Using the windows version of python, how do i tell it where to look for a
> > module?
> 
> The easiest way is to set the PYTHONPATH environment variable, to
> include the directory that has your source code.
> 
> If you already run IDLE, you can also append to sys.path.
> 
> HTH,
> Martin

or add a .pth file to the main Python directory, with the desired path
as text in the file.
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