Newbie thwarted by sys.path on Vista
Michael M Mason
michael at altra-optics.co.uk
Sun Aug 2 08:34:56 CEST 2009
"Dave Angel" <davea at ieee.org> wrote in message
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> Michael M Mason wrote:
>> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">I'm running
>> Python 3.1 on Vista and I can't figure out how to add my own directory to
Thanks to Jon, Piet, David and Dave for the responses.
> sys.path gets its values from several places.
Ah, I'd misunderstood the docs: I thought it came from just one place (which
I couldn't find).
> Anyway, I'd suggest adding it to PythonPath, and if it's empty, just
> create it with the directory you need.
> I'm hoping you know you can also add to sys.path directly during script
> initialization. It's just a list, and is writeable.
Yes, but I'm mainly playing in IDLE and I was getting a bit fed up of
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