read a files particular line

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Oct 14 17:10:44 CEST 2004


Frank Grellert <fgrellert at t-online.de> writes:

> Hi,
> does anybody have an idea how to read a particular line of a file like awk's
> awk '{if( NR==12) print $0}' filename (reads lineno 12 of filename)
> 

for lineno, line in enumerate(open_file):
    # lineno starts at 0, though

Cheers,
mwh

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