[Tutor] class again

Remco Gerlich scarblac@pino.selwerd.nl
Sun, 2 Dec 2001 21:19:34 +0100

On  0, fleet@teachout.org wrote:
> I have followed the example in Core Python Programming (pg 403) re;
> AddrBookEntry class.  If I type it in at the interactive Python prompt
> everything works fine.  When I try to put the class in a file
> (addrbook.py) and 'import addrbook' I get no complaints; but I can't
> instantiate the class.  (Ie, john = AddrBookEntry('John Doe',
> '405-555-1212'). I get NameError: AddrBookEntry.
> Where did I fall off the track?

After you do 'import addrbook', you can access the module addrbook.

AddBookEntry is a class inside that module, so you have to instantiate it like

john = addrbook.AddrBookEntry(.....)

Remco Gerlich