Importing module from another subdirectory
flebber.crue at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 19:35:27 EDT 2019
On Thursday, 18 April 2019 06:59:43 UTC+10, Rich Shepard wrote:
> What is the proper syntax to import the model class in the model/
> subdirectory into a tkinter view module, e.g., activities.py? The syntax,
> 'import model as m' fails because it is not in the same subdirectory as the
> importing module.
> The program directory tree is:
> Running pdb in python3-3.7.3 produces the same error:
> $ python3
> Python 3.7.3 (default, Mar 26 2019, 06:40:28)
> [GCC 5.5.0] on linux
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import pdb
> >>> import activities_data_entry
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "/home/rshepard/development/business_tracker/views/activities_data_entry.py", line 1, in <module>
> import model.activities as act
> ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'model'
> My previous use of python has had all files in the same directory so I've
> not before had to learn how to address this issue. Pointers appreciated.
Apologies I don't know the answer but went looking. This guide should answer the question. Didn't know it was so difficult to be honest.
Then there was this rather long list of traps.
Most guides say it was fixed in 3.3 but still seems quite confusing post 3.3
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