Run Wing using

asked 2018-06-15 09:24:00 -0500

Don Hagan's avatar

updated 2019-03-13 09:59:39 -0500

Can Wing IDE run using a Python that uses the zip site-packages library ( 

When I try to start the shell it can't import modules that are in the zip file.

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This should work. What platform are you on? Are you seeing the exceptions when the shell starts or when executing an import statement?

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support  ( 2018-06-15 10:40:00 -0500 )edit

One thought is that maybe you're running a different Python install in Wing.  If so, look at the value of sys.executable in the Python you want to use (with the after 'import sys' and put that full path into the Python Executable in Project Properties (or in Wing 101 this is in Configure Python in the Edit menu).  Then restart the Python Shell from its Options menu.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support  ( 2018-06-15 10:49:00 -0500 )edit