How to configure the import path in Visual Studio IronPython projects

I have built the IronPythonIntegration solution that comes with the Visual Studio 2005 SDK (as explained at, and I can now use IronPython projects inside Visual Studio 2005. However, to let a Python file import from the standard library I need to include these two lines first:

import sys

and similarly for any other folders I want to be able to import from.

Does anyone know a way to set up import paths so that all IronPython projects automatically pick them up?

Asked by: Kellan598 | Posted: 28-01-2022

Answer 1

Set the environment variable IRONPYTHONPATH in your operating system to 'c:\Python24\lib'. (Or anywhere else you need).

Answered by: Samantha511 | Posted: 01-03-2022

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