"\n" in ASCII-file

Karl Scalet news at yebu.de
Fri Jul 18 12:49:54 CEST 2003


Martin P schrieb:
> Hello,
> 
> for a short exercise-program I have to read the lines in an ASCII-file.
> 
> But every line has a new-line-feed ("\n") at the end of the line. (The
> ASCII-file was made with Windows Notepad).
> Is this only because I used Windows (and Notepad)?
> 
> And... is there any special method to read lines from a file without "\n"?
> 
> Bye,
> Martin
> 
> 

If the file isn't very huge, you could try:

file('yourfile').read().splitlines()

gives you a list of lines w/o '\n'.

Karl





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