[Tutor] Useing Functions

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Aug 20 22:10:50 CEST 2004

> I mande a simple module called define.py just to try it out. However
> put import defines in the main file I get an error:   Traceback
(most recent
> call last):
>   File "C:\WINDOWS\Desktop\files\python\test.py", line 5, in ?
>     YesNo(x, y)
> 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?

Without seeing the code that causes the error I can only guess.

Did you remember to precede your function with the module name?

import defines

Have a look at my modules and functions topic in my tuor it
covers how to create functions and modules and use them.

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web tutor

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