No module named mymodule on import

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Matheus Lima

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Nov 30, 2020, 11:21:20 AM11/30/20
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Hi!

So I'm a bit new to Python in Maya, and I'm trying to import a script from a folder called 'matheuslima' that is inside my Maya scripts directory like this:

from matheuslima import ml_twist_bones_ui

The error I get:
no module named matheuslima

Even though the folder is in \Documents\maya\2020\scripts\matheuslima
If the script is out of the folder (only in scripts directory), it works fine like this:

import ml_twist_bones_ui

But inside the folder, Maya can't locate it. What I'm missing? Thanks!

Michael Eden

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Nov 30, 2020, 11:42:09 AM11/30/20
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You need to create another file inside your script folder named "__init__.py" it can be empty, or you can write something inside, up to you. but the name is fixed, so don't change, delete or rename that file. 

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Matheus Lima

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Nov 30, 2020, 11:49:12 AM11/30/20
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It worked, thank you! Silly mistake, sorry. xD
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