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Loading file in python shell

  1. Jan 15, 2008 #1
    How can I load a .py file in the python interactive shell for debugging?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 15, 2008 #2
    If you open the python interpreter by typing:

    python -i filename.py

    It will execute filename.py and then drop you into interactive mode with the environment left behind by filename.py.

    I sometimes build this directly into my scripts, for example by beginning with:

    #!/usr/bin/python -i
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