[Baypiggies] Question about python read data table from a text file

Tim Hatch tim at timhatch.com
Wed Apr 6 00:46:57 CEST 2011

> the readlines() won't work because I need to access index the number
> of ith row, jth column like x[i, j].

I don't know if there's something stricter implied as "data table" (e.g.
numpy), but how about something like:

f = file('data.txt', 'rb')
x = [map(int, line.split()) for line in f]

Then you can print x[i][j]


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