[DB-SIG] reg File Reading

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Thu Feb 23 13:21:10 CET 2006


On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 22:34 +1100, Andy Todd wrote:
> python eager wrote:
> > Hi,
> >   This is my code snippet. This code will not read the characters in Ms 
> > Word Document. I got the below output. But if i use any *txt* format 
> > this will be display properly. Instead of txt format i am using doc 
> > format. I got error while reading. please help me to solve this problem
> >  
> >  
> >           req = self.request()
> >           inp = file('C:\\Python.doc','r')
> >           for line in inp:
> >              self.writeln(line)
> >           inp.close()
> >  
> > *Output :*
> > *    ÐÏࡱ*
> >  
> > regards!
> > Python eager
> >  
> > 
> 
> Your code will read and process a text file. Microsoft Word produces 
> binrary files. Please RTFM.
> 
> This is not a database question. If after consulting 
> http://docs.python.org http://www.diveintopython.org and 
> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Python/Cookbook/ you still don't have a 
> solution I'd suggest you ask on comp.lang.python
> 
> Regards,
> Andy

Actually the Python Tutor list will help you with these kinds of
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http://www.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor

Here is the beginner guide page from the Python Web site.
http://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide

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Lloyd Kvam
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