The Spyder IDE

The Spyder IDE

To launch the Spyder Python IDE, which is included in the Anaconda distribution, from the Windows Program menu (the installer should have placed it in the Anaconda folder). Gurobi Interactive Shell commands can be typed directly into the Spyder Console window:


If your Python environment doesn't have Spyder installed, you should be able to install it via the command python -m pip install spyder.

Note that a general-purpose Python IDE like Spyder requires one extra step to use Gurobi that isn't required when you launch the Gurobi shell from the Gurobi icon or by using the gurobi.bat command: you must manually load the Gurobi module by typing from gurobipy import * (or import gurobipy as gp) before issuing any Gurobi commands.

You can also use Spyder to run any of the Gurobi examples. For example, if you use Open under the File menu to open Gurobi example, and then click on the Run icon (the green triangle), you should see:


Some Gurobi examples require command-line arguments. Those can be input from the Configure... item of the Run menu. For example, to run the example with file sudoku1 as input ...