How to import from a file which is not in the current directory?

Philip Semanchuk philip at
Thu Oct 23 00:01:06 CEST 2008

On Oct 22, 2008, at 5:38 PM, Kurda Yon wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to import a function from a file which is located not in
> the same directory as the main program (from which the function needed
> to be imported).
> Could anybody pleas tell me how to do that?

Python will search for module files in a number of places:

sys.path will give you a list of all the places that will look for  

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