where to find wx package

Rob Williscroft rtw at freenet.co.uk
Fri Jan 5 05:09:03 EST 2007

siggi wrote in news:enl7h1$49m$1 at zam602.zam.kfa-juelich.de in

> Hi all,
> a newbie question:
> I have a program gui03A.py using wxPython, importing it such:
> "from wxPython.wx import *"
> The program works, but I get the warning message:
> "gui03A.py:4: DeprecationWarning: The wxPython compatibility package
> is no longer  automatically generated or activly maintained.  Please
> switch to the wx package  as soon as possible."
> However, after extensive searching on www.python.org and Googling the
> web, I do not find any package with "wx" as its only name.
> Where can I get the wx package (for win32 XP)?

The "wx package" talked about above is also part of WxPython,
so you have already got it. To import it use:

import wx

You will need to translate all (well most) identifiers in
your programme from wxBlah to wx.Blah so:

class MyFrame( wxFrame ):


class MyFrame( wx.Frame ):


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