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Include own Package

asked 2012-05-16 16:31:21 -0500

Denis gravatar image

Hi,

I have a very basic question. How can I include my own packages, I.e packages that I wrote myself, into a sage notebook. I am using the notebook environment. So far I have only used Mathematica where I can just load a file filename.m into any notebook.

What is the path were I have to put my own package and what is the format in which I have to save my package (.sws, .sage, py...)? What is the command I have to use to include the file? An example would be very helpful. Again I would like to do everything in the notebook environment.

Thanks for your help.

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answered 2012-05-16 18:58:58 -0500

Shashank gravatar image

You can put your function or class in a .py or .sage file and then run the command. In the following example I have myfunction in file.py

load("/path-to-file/file.py")
myfunction()
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answered 2012-05-17 02:29:08 -0500

Jason Grout gravatar image

Note that the path in the load function could also be a URL, so you can put your file on the web and use it from any notebook. I do this in http://sage.cs.drake.edu/home/pub/66/ to load library files directly from my github repository.

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answered 2012-05-17 09:41:18 -0500

Denis gravatar image

Thanks a lot for your quick replies. I saved my file as a .sage-file and I can load it successfully into my notebook.

Sage is fun!

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