This cheat sheet helps troubleshoot common problems...
Finding what's in an object >>> dir(obj)
I installed some modules / packages and can't load them
$ python Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Feb 22 2008, 07:57:53) [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5363)] on darwin Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> import sys for i in sys.path: print i
You can add a .pth file in one of the already loaded dir: see http://djangotricks.blogspot.com/2008/09/note-on-python-paths.html