easy question on input files in Python

Bragi Baldursson bragi at hks.com
Wed Dec 6 16:35:46 EST 2000

handle = open('file.inp', 'r')
lines = handle.readlines()
for line in lines:
   print line

or in a while loop.

while 1:
    line = handle.readline()
    if line:
        print line
     if not line:


jsolack at my-deja.com wrote:

> I am just messing around with Python and I only have the tutorial off
> of python.org.  I was wondering how I would set up a while loop that
> says "while not end of file" in python?  I would like to read through
> an input file and i do not know the sytax for that!  Thanks!
> Jason
> Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/
> Before you buy.


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