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How to run two py files

asked 2021-06-24 09:09:46 -0500

Nan_MX96 gravatar image

How can I first run a py file to open some files and then another py file to run a task. How to run 2 py files or more.

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answered 2021-06-24 15:03:28 -0500

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A python script can be executed by another python script with execfile. Use a main script to execute the two scripts. For example:

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@jconto@perolofl I have not worked with codes, as it is possible to execute the two files py in PSS E 34. With a py I want to open several files and then make adjustments in parameters and with another py I want to execute the dynamic simulation. To save time.

Nan_MX96 gravatar imageNan_MX96 ( 2021-06-24 16:09:19 -0500 )edit

If the second py needs data from the first py (or wait to finish), then there is no saving in time. It is still a sequential process. It is the dynamic simulation itself that takes the most time in a dynamic study. Use a single file in a parallel process. Do post-processing separate.

jconto gravatar imagejconto ( 2021-06-25 08:58:33 -0500 )edit

answered 2021-06-24 14:01:28 -0500

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Open separate CMD windows and run pythoni in windowi. The problem arises if both python scripts need to interact between them.

Another option is to use "subprocess" or "multiprocessing" (as a 'parent') to better control multiple tasks executed by different other scripts ('child' processes)

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