File IO.

Jc jciber16 at hotpop.com
Thu Jan 2 23:56:17 CET 2003


Thanks! I was wondering if I had to use just except IOError and not some
mile long command.

"Raymond Hettinger" <vze4rx4y at verizon.net> wrote in message
news:S3SQ9.49943$ac.2076 at nwrddc01.gnilink.net...
> "Jc" <jciber16 at hotpop.com> wrote in message
> news:3e13e820_4 at corp.newsgroups.com...
> > I'm writing a program and when it can't open a txt file it crashes. How
> can
> > I get it to report the file not being there? I set it up using the basic
> > command,
> >
> > in_file = open(filename+".txt","r")
> > text = in_file.read()
> > in_file.close()
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > JC
>
> Wrap the call in a try/except block:
>
> try:
>     open('nothere.txt')
> except IOError:
>     print 'Cannon open file'
>
>
> Raymond Hettinger
>
>




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