[Tutor] Useing Functions
python_newbie at vedorian.com
Fri Aug 20 21:36:48 CEST 2004
I mande a simple module called define.py just to try it out. However when
put import defines in the main file I get an error: Traceback (most recent
File "C:\WINDOWS\Desktop\files\python\test.py", line 5, in ?
NameError: name 'YesNo' is not defined
however when I put from define import YesNo
it works fine. Why will it not work in the ladder half?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Gauld" <alan.gauld at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: "Kevin" <python_newbie at vedorian.com>; "Python" <tutor at python.org>
Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Tutor] Useing Functions
> > Is it better to put everything in a def function, so that
> > instead of having to rewrite it all out over and over
> > you can just reuse the function?
> Yes, if you can reuse it put it in a function, thats largely
> what they are there for. Not only easier to use but easier to
> fix too - only one place to change...
> Then collect related functions in a file and you have a module
> that you can reuse across projects too.
> Alan G.
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