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Fix "typeerror: 'module' object is not callable"?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:24 -0800

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Last Reply This error is likely occurring because of code that involves a module that contains a function that has the same name as the module. For example, the... August R. Garcia,

This error is likely occu...

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 10:29:43 -0800 2 weeks ago
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Last Reply If there are some scenarios where the value is actually not intended to be a number, this can also be solved with a try-catch block: try: #... August R. Garcia,

If there are some scenari...

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:33:18 -0800 1 month ago
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Last Reply It's possible that if you have an array of values that you believe to be integers, that at some point they were converted to floats. Try printing out... August R. Garcia,

It's possible that if you...

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:22:53 -0800 2 months ago
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Alternatively "TypeError: %o format: an...

MoreThis is technically a different error message, but is what was causing the issue. string = "The value is one hundred (100)." # Raises an error...
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TFW

MoreSee code. Yeah, it seems like you do in fact have to make a bunch of additional HTTP requests. def resolve_t_co(t_co_url): if t_co_url !...
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Last Reply What the fuck is this question. This is like eight different errors. The answer is probably to cast something as something else. Look at this thread:... August R. Garcia,

What the fuck is this que...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:04:45 -0700 3 months ago
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Last Reply Cast the integer to be a string. # Probably something like this is causing the error x = 3 text = "whatever" # "TypeError: unsupported op... August R. Garcia,

Cast the integer to be a...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:03:15 -0700 3 months ago
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It's time to post code so that I can fin...

MoreIt's time to post code so that I can find this the next eight times I need to do this: # ##### ##### ################# ##### ##### # # ##### ###...
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Last Reply Here's a better version that removes the " results" string and then casts the result to a number instead of a string: =VALUE(substitute(importXML... August R. Garcia,

Here's a better version t...

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:17:50 -0700 3 months ago
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[Solved] Python - Getting the remote/server IP address and port from an HTTP response using the requests library?

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Published 3 months agoWed, 25 Sep 2019 15:54:55 -0700 | Last update 3 months agoThu, 26 Sep 2019 13:25:27 -0700

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Some edge case what even is this.

MoreThe solution here seems to generally work: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22492484/how-do-i-get-the-ip-address-from-a-http-request-using-th...
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Currently: Python, Bash

MoreSee: Correct Horse Battery Staple from XKCD, if somehow you haven't seen this before. There's also a generator that can be used here. How to...
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[Solved] How to Get Random Punctuation in Python

Answers in Scripting and Automation | By August R. Garcia

Published 4 months agoMon, 16 Sep 2019 19:14:26 -0700

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Code:

MoreCode: # string.punctuation contains the following characters: # !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~ import random, string print( rand...
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[Solved] How to immediately kill all Python threads when working with multithreading

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Published 4 months agoSun, 15 Sep 2019 17:06:46 -0700 | Last update 4 months agoSun, 15 Sep 2019 20:49:11 -0700

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why is this answer so hard to find

MoreNormally, to kill a Python script while it is running, pressing CTRL+C will work. However, if there are multiple threads running because the program i...
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[Solved] Color code HTTP status codes in Python

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Published 5 months agoMon, 29 Jul 2019 22:34:12 -0700

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Last Reply For Python 3: import http.client [...] try: msg = " " + http.client.responses[status_code] [...] Code is basically th... August R. Garcia,

For Python 3:

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:10:10 -0700 4 months ago
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Solve "Typeerror: unhashable type: 'list'"?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:34:42 -0800

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Last Reply Ran into this like five minutes ago and found this fucking thread in the SERPs. What a shitty fucking thread that did not answer my question. Anyway,... August R. Garcia,

Ran into this like five m...

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:50:44 -0700 4 months ago
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[Solved] Basic progress bar functionality with Python

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Published 4 months agoSun, 25 Aug 2019 12:04:00 -0700 | Last update 4 months agoSun, 25 Aug 2019 12:06:08 -0700

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Commentary is hard. Use your reading ski...

MoreCommentary is hard. Use your reading skills to read this code: #!/usr/bin/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import time import sys from...
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[Solved] How to Show Number of Remaining Threads in Python

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Published 5 months agoFri, 16 Aug 2019 06:38:19 -0700 | Last update 4 months agoMon, 26 Aug 2019 01:21:58 -0700

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Self explanatory, mostly.

MoreSelf explanatory, mostly. Original Code import Queue from threading import Thread, active_count import time que = Queue.Queue()...
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The answer is to fucking kill yourself.<...

MoreThe answer is to fucking kill yourself.
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[Solved, Basically] Nautilus - Open Multiple Tabs from Command Line?

Answers in Shell Scripting | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSat, 20 Jul 2019 23:22:36 -0700 | Last update 5 months agoSat, 20 Jul 2019 23:22:46 -0700

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How to open multiple GUI file manager ta...

MoreThe answer is that there's no built in option to do this in Nautilus, although there are Stack Exchange threads discussing ghetto hack workarounds....
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Last Reply A simple case that generates this error message: In [8]: [1,2,3,4,5][np.array([1])] --------------------------------------------------------------... Univa,

A simple case that genera...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:14:49 -0700 7 months ago
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[Google Sheets] Dollar sign usage? What does it do?

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Published 11 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:35:22 -0800

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Last Reply The $ is used in a cell reference to create an absolute reference. An absolute reference is one that will not change when the formula is copied. Th... Univa,

The $ is used in a cell r...

Fri, 31 May 2019 10:47:38 -0700 7 months ago
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Last Reply In case you get this error it might also be related to how you included the javascript file into your html page. When loading modules you have to expl... Univa,

In case you get this erro...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:46:17 -0700 7 months ago
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Now I can use tab completion on my celeb...

MoreThe answer is that you're out of storage space. Possibly because of temporary files, but also possibly your hard drive is close to full. Or your serve...
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Last Reply Create sheets by clicking the "+" button at the bottom of your browser window. In Sheet1, type this formula into any cell in column A: =INDIRECT("... Univa,

Create sheets by clicking...

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:10:10 -0700 8 months ago
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Last Reply Run print(os.environ['PATH']) in the system terminal using the same interpreter Copy the result and add as a PATH environment variable to your Ru... Univa,

Sun, 05 May 2019 03:19:56 -0700 8 months ago
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Last Reply Typeerror This Constructor Takes No Arguments Python Error error codes are caused, in one way or another, by misconfigured system files in your Window... Univa,

Typeerror This Constructo...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:18:20 -0700 8 months ago
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How to use the Quick Analysis tool in Excel 2016?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:51 -0800

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Last Reply Select the cells of data that you want to analyze Notice the Quick Analysis Tool icon that is displayed at the bottom of the data. Click it Rol... Univa,

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:09:47 -0700 8 months ago
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Finding outliers in Excel?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:00 -0800

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Last Reply By using Box and Whisker charts, you can easily identify outliers of your data, and it shows you where the data lies in and outside your inner quartil... Univa,

By using Box and Whisker...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:37:10 -0700 8 months ago
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How to round number to nearest 5 in Excel?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:18 -0800

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Last Reply For rounding numbers to the nearest 5, you can use the formula =MROUND(number,5) Let's take an example that in cell B contains number 17 in Row 6 a... Univa,

For rounding numbers to t...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:03:37 -0700 8 months ago
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Last Reply dhcpd.conf Should be located at: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf August R. Garcia,

dhcpd.conf

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:25:05 -0700 9 months ago
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