Importerror: cannot import name ‘unicodefun’ from ‘click’ ( Solved )

Importerror cannot import name 'unicodefun' from 'click'

importerror: cannot import name ‘unicodefun’ from ‘click’ appears in the system just because of version incompatibility of click module. Most of the time all such importerrors occur only because of module absence or incompatibility. The Reason is we all take code references for code communities. Every code peace runs successfully on certain versions of the module. Let’s suppose there is some change in further release and we use the same syntax, We will land to such importerrors.

Well, In this article, We will explore the cause for:cannot import name unicodefun from click” error. We will see the easiest and fastest way to fix the same.


importerror: cannot import name ‘unicodefun’ from ‘click’ ( Root Cause ) –

In a few of the Click module releases unicodefun package has a different path altogether. That is the reason while importing this click module for specific version we get this Importerror. Technically speaking the best way to fix this error is to upgrade the click module to the latest version. Or if you want to go to any specific version of any module, go for the most stable version of click module.

click module
click module

Solution 1: Upgrading the Click module to Latest Version –

You can use any package manager to install or upgrade the Click package. You can use pip or conda package manager to install the same. Here is the command for the same-

pip install click

At the time of writing this article, the latest version for the click module is 8.1.3. So the above command will upgrade the click to the 8.1.3 version.

importerror cannot import name 'unicodefun' from 'click'
importerror cannot import name ‘unicodefun’ from ‘click’

Another way to use conda package manager to install the same package. You can run the below conda command.

conda install -c anaconda click

Solution 2: Upgrading Click module to a Specific Stable Version –

In some scenarios, It happens that we can not upgrade the click to the latest version. Then we can also choose an equivalent stable version.

pip install –upgrade click==8.0.2


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