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Creating a Project from existing files in Python

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Hello.

We are starting with Python Tools for VS.

We would like to start by migrating a project I developed in the university and get it working and, maybe, to enhance it since with VS we have more tools at hand.

But, the problem is that when I attemp to start by using the menu path File/New/Project from existing code/ there is no Python option in the type of project drop box as supposed to be, accordingly to the Youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruilGQghIjk&ab_channel=pythontools , that I intent to follow.

I have PTVS tools installed ,and I already tested the installation with the "hello world" project.

And below is part of the diagnostics information for my PTVS installation.

What is the problem? How can I create a new Python project from existing files?

Thank You in advance.

Best regards.

Manuel Antunes

Projects:
Environments:
Microsoft.PythonTools.Interpreter.ConfigurablePythonInterpreterFactoryProvider
Microsoft.PythonTools.Interpreter.CPythonInterpreterFactoryProvider
    Id: 2af0f10d-7135-4994-9156-5d01c9c11b7e
    Factory: Python 2.7
    Version: 2.7
    Arch: X86
    Prefix Path: C:\Python27
    Path: C:\Python27\python.exe
    Windows Path: C:\Python27\pythonw.exe
    Lib Path: C:\Python27\lib
    Path Env: PYTHONPATH

    Id: 9a7a9026-48c1-4688-9d5d-e5699d47d074
    Factory: Python 64-bit 2.7
    Version: 2.7
    Arch: Amd64
    Prefix Path: C:\Users\MAntunes.AZ1\AppData\Local\Continuum\Anaconda
    Path: C:\Users\MAntunes.AZ1\AppData\Local\Continuum\Anaconda\python.exe
    Windows Path: C:\Users\MAntunes.AZ1\AppData\Local\Continuum\Anaconda\pythonw.exe
    Lib Path: C:\Users\MAntunes.AZ1\AppData\Local\Continuum\Anaconda\lib
    Path Env: PYTHONPATH

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Closed Dec 14, 2015 at 5:28 PM by crwilcox

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Zooba wrote Jul 16, 2015 at 1:04 PM

Please post on http://github.com/Microsoft/PTVS, as we are no longer actively monitoring this site.

That said, you found a very old video and we've improved that functionality since then, but had to move the entry point. You'll find it at the top of the list of new Python projects when creating a project.

MAntunes wrote Jul 16, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Thank you!