How to import module whose filename starts number
d at davea.name
Wed Dec 12 18:53:27 CET 2012
On 12/12/2012 12:42 PM, Yong Hu wrote:
> I have a few scripts whose file names start with numbers. For example, 01_step1.py, 02_step2.py
> I tried to import them in another script by "import 01_step1" or "from 01_step1 import *". Both failed, saying "SyntaxError: invalid syntax"
> Is there anyway to import those files? The file name must start with characters?
A module name is like any other symbol in Python. It must start with a
letter (one of a hundred thousand or so), and have only letters or
digits within it. Plus underscore, and maybe a couple more special
mv would be your best bet. But if you HAVE to have a strange name, try
using the __import__() function.
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