I have a directory which hosts all of my Django apps (
C:\My_Projects). I want to add this directory to my
PYTHONPATH so I can call the apps directly.
I tried adding
C:\My_Projects\; to my Windows
Path variable from the Windows GUI (
My Computer > Properties > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables). But it still doesn't read the coltrane module and generates this error:
Error: No module named coltrane
You know what has worked for me really well on windows.
My Computer > Properties > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables >
Just add the path as C:\Python27 (or wherever you installed python)
Then under system variables I create a new Variable called
PythonPath. In this variable I have
This is the best way that has worked for me which I hadn't found in any of the docs offered.
EDIT: For those who are not able to get it, Please add
along with it. Else it will never work.
Windows 7 Professional I Modified @mongoose_za's answer to make it easier to change the python version:
Add the following to the existing variable:
Click [OK] to close all of the windows.
As a final sanity check open a command prompt and enter python. You should see
>python [whatever version you are using]
If you need to switch between versions, you only need to modify the PY_HOME variable to point to the proper directory. This is bit easier to manage if you need multiple python versions installed.