Importing files from different folder

To import a module from a different folder in Python, you can use the sys.path.append() function to add the path to the folder containing the module to your Python path.

Here's an example:

import sys
import module

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You can also use the PYTHONPATH environment variable to specify directories that should be searched for modules. To do this, you can set the PYTHONPATH environment variable to a list of directories separated by : on Unix-like systems (e.g., Linux, macOS), or ; on Windows.

For example, to set the PYTHONPATH variable on Unix-like systems:

export PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:/path/to/folder

Or, on Windows:

set PYTHONPATH=%PYTHONPATH%;C:\path\to\folder

Then, you can import the module using import module as usual.

Alternatively, you can use the -m flag when running a Python script to specify the module you want to import. For example:

python -m module

This will import the module as if you had written import module at the top of your script.