[Qgis-developer] Import qgis.core

Martin Dobias wonder.sk at gmail.com
Tue May 22 12:58:33 PDT 2012

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 5:54 AM, James (Trip) Hook <jhook at wisc.edu> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am having trouble importing the qgis.core module.  It seems like many
> others have had this problem, so I attempted all of the solutions I could
> find posted.
> 1. I am running python from within OsGeo4W shell
> 2. The PYTHONPATH is set to the qgis installation folder
> Still, when I initialize python with the command "python", and attempt
> import qgis.core
> I still get the message
> Import Error: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.
> The command "import qgis" executes successfully, and if I create a dummy
> file "hello.py" in the qgis folder, I can successfully "import qgis.hello",
> but no luck on importing qgis.core.  Any ideas?

Hi James

I would guess that Windows is unable to locate qgis_core.dll - please
make sure that the directory where it resides is in the PATH variable.


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