re-importing modules

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Mon Apr 30 21:44:48 CEST 2007

On Apr 30, 12:49 pm, "T. Crane" <tcr... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> When troubleshooting code that's saved in a text file, I often find that I
> want to make a change to it, re-save it, then reimport it.  However, just
> typing
> import myTestCode
> doesn't always seem to import the newer version.  Is it supposed to?  I find
> that right now I often have to close my iPython window, then reopen it and
> import my recently modified code.  I know this can't be the best way to do
> this, but I don't know what is.
> any suggestions/help welcome and appreciated,
> trevis


Another person posted the same thing today. As with that person, you
probably need to use the reload() function. See this post for more


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