Displaying BioPython help text

After installing a package, you can confirm that the package was installed correctly by opening a Jupyter Notebook in that environment, importing the package and displaying its help text. In this example we will use the BioPython package.

  1. Start Navigator.

  2. To install the BioPython package, follow the instructions in Managing packages.

  3. Click the icon to open a Jupyter Notebook.

  4. In the Jupyter Notebook, click the New button and select your installed Python version.

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  5. Copy and paste the following code into the first cell:

    import Bio
    help(Bio)
    
  6. To run the code, in the menu bar, click Cell then select Run Cells, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Enter.

    The BioPython help text is displayed.