loading program's global variables in ipython

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Sun Mar 22 20:22:11 CET 2009


per wrote:

> i have a file that declares some global variables, e.g.
> 
> myglobal1 = 'string'
> myglobal2 = 5

These aren't declarations, this is exectutable code.
 
> and then some functions. i run it using ipython as follows:
> 
> [1] %run myfile.py
> 
> i notice then that myglobal1 and myglobal2 are not imported into
> python's interactive namespace. i'd like them too -- how can i do
> this?
> 
>  (note my file does not contain a __name__ == '__main__' clause.)
> 
> thanks.

Use

%run -i myfile.py

or

execfile("myfile.py") # not ipython-specific

Peter



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