Is import another_blender_text_block possible in Blender with Python?


Yes it is possible. Name your text block (with .py on the end, otherwise you can't import it). You can import a text block using the text block's name without it's extension:

import mypythonfile

Then to run a function use:

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  • $\begingroup$ You mean blend file filename? It says No module named 'texttest' $\endgroup$ – kivig Nov 30 '13 at 15:50
  • $\begingroup$ @kivig no, the python file name (without it's extension). $\endgroup$ – CharlesL Nov 30 '13 at 15:53
  • $\begingroup$ I might have explained the point poorly - I want to run a script from a text block, that imports another textblock of the same blend file. Is that possible? $\endgroup$ – kivig Nov 30 '13 at 16:23
  • $\begingroup$ Hmm... it works for me. Does your first text block (the one your importing) have .py on the end? $\endgroup$ – CharlesL Nov 30 '13 at 16:28
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    $\begingroup$ @kivig exactly, but you still need to name the text block with .py on the end. $\endgroup$ – CharlesL Nov 30 '13 at 16:33

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