Which directory should requests and openpyxl modules be installed to?

psmith36 at ewu.edu psmith36 at ewu.edu
Mon Apr 3 17:36:21 EDT 2017


On Monday, April 3, 2017 at 2:02:30 PM UTC-7, Pauline wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
>   I am a newbie to Python.  I am using Python 2.7.12.  I want to install the modules of requests and openpyxl using pip.  In the Internet, people only said pip install requests, but they do not say in which directory.  I only found one that said install in the script directory within Python. Well, that didn't work.
> 
>   How and which directory in the command line to type pip install requests?
> 
> Thanks!
> Pauline

Hi Nate, 

  Thank you for your prompt reply.  I am just installing it on my computer with administrative privileges. I think I can go into the command line, but then I do not know which directory to go to type:  pip install requests

  If I have installed python 2.7.12 in the Program Files directory, and then there are many directories within the Python 2.7.12 directory, then which directory should I go to install the modules?

  I think my situation is indeed very simple.

Pauline


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