ModuleNotFoundError: No Module Named openai

import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
import openai 

#write each line of nuclear.txt to a list
with open('nuclear.txt', 'r') as f:
    lines = f.readlines()

#remove the newline character from each line
lines = [line.rstrip() for line in lines]

#gather the text from each website and add it to a new txt file
for line in lines:
    r = requests.get(line)
    soup = BeautifulSoup(r.text, 'html.parser')
    text = soup.get_text()
    with open('nuclear_text.txt', 'a') as f:

I'm trying to import openai, however it keeps throwing the error module not found. I have done pip install openai and it downloads, but it appears to be the wrong version of python. How do I select the correct one for pip to install to? I am using VSCode

pip install openai


  • Follow the steps below to install the openai package for the current interpreter
    1. run the following code

      import sys
    2. get the current interpreter path

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    3. Copy the path and install openai using the following command in the terminal

      C:\WorkSpace\pytest10\.venv\Scripts\python.exe -m pip install openai

      Modify the path in the above command to the interpreter path you got.

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