[IPython-User] File Not Found Error Running Scripts

Wendell Smith wackywendell@gmail....
Sun Aug 8 22:54:23 CDT 2010

  The '%run' command is specific to ipython, and is more similar to 
running 'ipython file.py' than calling import from within a script. As 
such, it *only* looks in the current working directory, and not in sys.path.


On 08/05/2010 07:28 PM, diegodiaz82 wrote:
> Hello, I am a new user of Python and Ipython.  I am having the following
> problem: I created a script (lets call it file.py) and saved it in a folder
> of the path.  I have checked that the folder is at the path by calling the
> variable sys.path.  I try to run the script by typing in Ipython:
> In[n]: run file.py
> but an error occurs:
> ERROR: File 'file.py' not found.
> I can run it on the Python ambient (not Ipython shell).  Am I doing
> something wrong?? Please help me.  I am using the windows version of
> Ipython.  I currently use Windows 7.  I've been looking for an answer to
> this problem but have found any yet.
> Thanks for your help.

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