Can you define aliases for imported modules in Python?
In Python, is it possible to define an alias for an imported module?
...so that is has an alias of 'short_name'.
Asked by: Carlos918 | Posted: 06-12-2021
import a_ridiculously_long_module_name as short_name
also works for
Answered by: John228 | Posted: 07-01-2022
import module.submodule.subsubmodule as short_name
import module as name
Answered by: Joyce815 | Posted: 07-01-2022
from relative_module import identifier as name
If you've done:
you can also give it an alias by:
lmn = long_module_name
There's no reason to do it this way in code, but I sometimes find it useful in the interactive interpreter.Answered by: Lenny452 | Posted: 07-01-2022
Yes, modules can be imported under an alias name. using as keyword. See
Answered by: Leonardo917 | Posted: 07-01-2022
import math as ilovemaths # here math module is imported under an alias name print(ilovemaths.sqrt(4)) # Using the sqrt() function
Yes, you can define aliases for imported modules in Python.
Using pandas is considered a best practice in python because Pandas can import most file formats and link to databases.
Example: Import pandas library
import pandas as pd
pd: is the conventional alias for pandas.
NP: is the conventional alias for Numpy.
Using short alias helps keep code (concise) and (clean).Answered by: Blake598 | Posted: 07-01-2022
from MODULE import TAGNAME as ALIASAnswered by: Chester723 | Posted: 07-01-2022
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