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Configuring ADCDCA lib to python path

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15/05/2017

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mingweiyang

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Hi All,

I followed the instruction in the website here: https://www.abelectronics.co.uk/kb/article/15/adcdac-pi-with-python 

I tried it in Raspberry Pi model 3 B and ADC DAC Pi Zero. However, I found that after the command "export PYTHONPATH=${PYTHONPATH}:~/Desktop/ABElectronics_Python_Libraries/ADCDACPi/", I'm able to use the lib in terminal. However, I can't use it in python IDLE. After reboot, even termial way can't work. I got the error: 

    from ABE_ADCDACPi import ADCDACPi
ImportError: No module named ABE_ADCDACPi

I guess it's the python path problem. I tried sudo su to run expert command in admin account. It doesn't work. How can I put the lib in my pathon path permanently and be able to use it in IDLE?  Could anyone help me on this problem?

16/05/2017

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andrew

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Hi

To make the pythonpath worth after a reboot you will need to put it in the ~/.bashrc file.

We have a tutorial in our knowlegebase that explains how to get the python path working.

https://www.abelectronics.co.uk/kb/article/1033/using-pythonpath-with-the-python-libraries

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