Listing files with special names

Quinn Dunkan quinn at
Mon Sep 11 22:30:04 CEST 2000

On 9 Sep 2000 23:21:47 GMT, Gustaf Liljegren <gustafl at> wrote:
>I bet there's a function for this, but I can't find it. I have directory 
>with several files and want a list of all files with names ending with 
>"*.txt". os.listdir() is as close as I get, but as I get all files with 
>that I guess I have to run a regexp on them to aquire only the textfiles. 
>Any easier way?

Yep... see the glob module.

txt_files = glob.glob('/path/to/dir/*.txt')

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