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Import module

How to get a description of functions from an imported module? For example, to work with a hash, you specified "import hashlib" for me, but how do I know what functions this module contains and what they return ?

10/14/2019 7:32:10 PM

Ivan Ivanov

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Try import <module_name> print(dir(<module_name>))

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run: help("<module name>.<function name>")

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So help("hashlib.sha1")is good result . Seb TheS was right, but i didn,t know any function and i got misstake. Russ gave me the way for it. Thank you Seb TheS and Russ:))

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You can use the original python docs: (including samples) https://docs.python.org/3.7/library/hashlib.html

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Seb TheS, But how to get a complete list of module functions?

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Russ, great:))

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Ivan Ivanov It should not give errors unless if you typed it with < and > s.

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Seb TheS, 1.import hashlib print(dir(hashlib)) Result the best 2. help("hashlib") Result errors .many many errors

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Try leaving out the "s help(hashlib)

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