[Numpy-discussion] No module named Numeric for numpy-1.0.1.win32-py2.5.exe on Python 2.5

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Mar 13 23:24:42 CDT 2007

Haw-Jye Shyu wrote:
> Hi folks:
> How are you?
> I am a newbie to the Numpy. Today, I have downloaded numpy-1.0.1.win32-py2.5.exe
> from the web site of  
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369&package_id=175103
> I double clicked on the numpy-1.0.1.win32-py2.5.exe and the installation seems to run smoothly,
> seeing the installation winidows saying "Click the finish button to exit the setup wizard".
> And yet, when I type in import Numric in the window of Python Shell, I got this follow
> message:ImportError: No module named Numeric. It said I did not install the Numpy.
> Following is a screen shot from my Python Shell. Please help. Your help is highly appreciated.

The current package "numpy" is the replacement for "Numeric". Unfortunately,
"NumPy" was a sort of nickname for "Numeric". There is more detail on that
history here:


You can find up-to-date documentation on numpy here:


Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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