In would like to install an addon, but when I try to enable the addon I get an error message "Import error, no module named 'myname'.

In previous versions of Blender I had no problem in installation.

  • $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate: blender.stackexchange.com/questions/39745/… $\endgroup$
    – 10 Replies
    Commented Dec 6, 2016 at 21:06
  • $\begingroup$ No, I do not have a zip file, just a .py file. $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 6, 2016 at 21:15
  • $\begingroup$ Did you try zipping your .py file? $\endgroup$
    – 10 Replies
    Commented Dec 7, 2016 at 1:41
  • $\begingroup$ That did not help either $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 7, 2016 at 6:24

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The filename is not allowed to include "."

So my_addon_10.py is correct, but not my_addon_1.0.py.


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