[Tutor] use my own code

Evert Rol evert.rol at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 18:42:31 CET 2007

> I have some .py files that have things I need to use,  sometimes  
> it's the functions and sometimes it's the whole .py (they have no  
> functions)
> how do I use them in my other .py codes?

Import them at the top of your other .py file(s):

import <yourfile>

(without the .py extension).
If they're in the current directory, you're fine. Otherwise you may  
need to set the PYTHONPATH variable.
See chapter 6 in the Python tutorial, especially section 6.1.1:  


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