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anyone try to get the oldmaid code to work? it was given in chaps 15 and 16. to play it says, import cards. but idle doesn't know what that means. anyone know the correct way to call this program to action?
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 one year ago
anyone try to get the oldmaid code to work? it was given in chaps 15 and 16. to play it says, import cards. but idle doesn't know what that means. anyone know the correct way to call this program to action?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The python file cards must be in the main folder/source folder.
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Great. do you know where to find this file? i appreciate the help!
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i.e. it should be sourced to .../python33/... instead of the desktop and elsewhere if you're using the IDLE
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OK. so split the 'cards' coding from the oldmaidgame code and then importing cards worked. but now i get CardGame not defined. CardGame is a class in cards. hmmm. any thoughts? much appreciated.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you might need to call cards.CardGame.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you don't want to add that troublesome cards. prefix, just do from cards import * to import all the classes and functions.
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wow, thought that was it. tried both import and cards. and both times got CardGame not defined. but this is CardGame in cards class CardGame: just like in chapter 16. doesn't make sense.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
may i get the link and code? if there is a CardGame class in the cards file, then importing it and calling (cards.Cardgame) should do it.
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sure. how do i post it? github?
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
your choice. git hub is fine
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
here is the github link https://gist.github.com/4645924 thank you for taking the time.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no worries :P I'm just interested. python 2.7, i take it?
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes. in the course the told us to use this version
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you have two OldMaidHands. but this should work. http://dpaste.com/892967/
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I see what you did. makes sense. i'm getting no module named cards. just checked the directory. both files cards and OldMaidGame (yours and mine) are in the python26 directory on the local disc.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ah. i just changed to do import first and calling the OldMaidGame from OldMaidGame it self
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right. importing * so don't need cards.
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
feel like letting this one go. something's not right.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
import * means import everything in cards. though running it gives an almost infinite loop of them exchanging cards....
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I copied your link and tried running it and got the no module named cards note i figured the from cards import * would take in all classes from cards. but it is asking for the cards module. maybe i should put the file cards in the oldmaidgame file before the oldmaidgame class.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it works fine with mine though....maybe IDLE crashed?
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davekBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok. maybe i'll reboot. this is nuts. appreciate the help very much. thanks.
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ShadowysBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol you're welcome. :)
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