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setting up scipy in windows

Hi All,
has anyone out there recently set up scipy on Windows? Cause I am
trying to do so know and I am not having much luck. I have ActiveState
and Plone. When I try to import scipy in ActiveState it says
import scipy Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named scipy from scipy import *

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named scipy
When I try to the same in Plone it crashes. I have the latest self
install executable from SCIPY. I didn't compile the source.
Scipy looks like just the thing I want, if anyone has got it running on
a Windows box I would like to hear how you did it. Thanks all have a
great day.
Ed Hawkes

Jul 19 '05 #1
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hawkesed wrote:
Hi All,
has anyone out there recently set up scipy on Windows? Cause I am
trying to do so know and I am not having much luck. I have ActiveState
and Plone. When I try to import scipy in ActiveState it says
import scipy
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named scipy
from scipy import *


Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named scipy
When I try to the same in Plone it crashes. I have the latest self
install executable from SCIPY. I didn't compile the source.
Scipy looks like just the thing I want, if anyone has got it running on
a Windows box I would like to hear how you did it. Thanks all have a
great day.


The installer was made for the official python.org distribution. The
paths for the ActiveState and Plone distributions are probably
different. Move the files to the appropriate places.

--
Robert Kern
rk***@ucsd.edu

"In the fields of hell where the grass grows high
Are the graves of dreams allowed to die."
-- Richard Harter

Jul 19 '05 #2

"hawkesed" <ol*************@hotmail.com> skrev i en meddelelse
news:11********************@g49g2000cwa.googlegrou ps.com...

Scipy looks like just the thing I want, if anyone has got it running on
a Windows box I would like to hear how you did it.


With STANDARD Python 2.3 it installs from the Python 2.3 win 32 installers
and runs.

The only problem I had was that "Numeric" needs to be installed before
"Scipy" or Scipy will chrash.
Jul 19 '05 #3
Thanks to both you guys. I got scipy up and running yesterday. Here are
the steps I went through:
1. I un-installed some non-official pythons. (Plone and ActiveState)
2. I loaded STANDARD Python 2.3.5
3. I loaded Python for Windows extensions.
4. I Loaded Numeric
5. Loaded SCIPY
6. Tested it by typing in pythonwin
from scipy import *
Then played around with some of the methods. Pretty cool stuff. Thanks
all!

Frithiof Andreas Jensen wrote: "hawkesed" <ol*************@hotmail.com> skrev i en meddelelse
news:11********************@g49g2000cwa.googlegrou ps.com...

Scipy looks like just the thing I want, if anyone has got it running on
a Windows box I would like to hear how you did it.


With STANDARD Python 2.3 it installs from the Python 2.3 win 32 installers
and runs.

The only problem I had was that "Numeric" needs to be installed before
"Scipy" or Scipy will chrash.


Jul 19 '05 #4

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