[Tutor] How to import one function from another program (not as
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 21:10:11 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Hanna Joo wrote:
> I have two programs. I would like to import a function from another program
> but want to pass name of the function as a variable. Is this possible?
> prog a:
> def something(modulename, funcName):
> module = __import__(modulename)
> func = module.funcName ( == doesn't work.. complains that module has
> no attribute 'funcName')
> I would like to keep funcName as a variable.. How can I do this? Any
> help will be appreciated.
Remco mentioned that getattr() is a good way to grab the function out of a
module, given that all we have is its name in a string.
Out of curiosity, what sort of program are you writing? Perhaps there
might be an easier way to do what you're trying to do.
Talk to you later!