[wingide-users] SQLAlchemy.orm

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu May 6 11:10:59 MDT 2010

Leif Lensgraf, DC wrote:
> I’m a bit new to the whole programming thing. So be gentle please if 
> I’ve made a nub error.
> I’ve been using python to do a fair bit of mssql database queries 
> using pyodbc, anyways I came across the SQLAlchemy package and seems 
> like the ticket for easing some of the things I want to do.
> I’ve installed SQLAlchemy using easy_install using the –Z option and 
> everything works fine.
> When I use the statements
> from sqlalchemy import *
> from sqlalchemy.orm import *
> The 1^st statement appears in wing without any errors, however; the 
> 2^nd statement gets a redline under the ‘m import *’ indicating a 
> SyntaxError – and of course the completion function of wingide will 
> not work with the methods below sqlalchemy.orm. If I ignore the 
> “error” and code something like Session = sessionmaker(bind=engine) – 
> this code will execute just fine.
> I’ve done a copy-cut-paste of my code into other python-ide programs 
> and they don’t seem to complain about the from à sqlalchemy.orm import 
> * -- being a syntaxerror. I’m pasting the top of my code below. Thanks 
> in advance for any ideas on how to fix this!
> I should also state that the error appears even on a new editor with 
> nothing else typed into the editor except -- from sqlalchemy.orm import *

Try Check for Updates in the Help menu in Wing and this problem should 
go away. Please let me know if that does not help.

Sorry about that,


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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