csv - how to parse a string, not a file?

John Lenton jlenton at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 21:37:57 CEST 2004


On Sat, 10 Jul 2004 19:21:23 GMT, Alex Hunsley
<lard at tardis.ed.ac.molar.uk> wrote:
> I've using the csv module to parse a string, not a file.
> So how do I make a string look like a file so I can call csv.reader()
> with it?
> 
> An an example, I'd like to call something like:
> 
> csvReader = csv.reader("1,2,3,4")
> 
> .. but this direct attempt won't work as it expects a file or a handle...

what is cStringIO?

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