Remove items from a list
scook at elp.rr.com
Wed Sep 8 06:31:26 CEST 2004
Yes, I used the listdir. The list is a list of files in the
directory. I want to filter everything out but the ".dbf"
"Dan Perl" <dperl at rogers.com> wrote in message
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: What is the content of _dbases? How do you create that
list? If I
: understand correctly, it is a list of file names that you
may have gotten
: with os.listdir( ).
: And I want to make sure I understand the problem. Are you
trying to remove
: the names from the list or are you trying to remove the
: Just making sure that it's not the latter...
: Can you put more in your example, something that I may be
able to run and
: see the results?
: "Stan Cook" <scook at elp.rr.com> wrote in message
: news:ysv%c.32876$Dl4.14767 at fe2.texas.rr.com...
: I was trying to take a list of files in a directory and
remove all but the
: ".dbf" files. I used the following to try to remove the
items, but they
: would not remove. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
: x = 0
: for each in _dbases:
: if each[-4:] <> ".dbf":
: del each # also tried: del
: x = x + 1
: I must be doing something wrong, but it acts as though it
: . . . . . at the end of my rope....!
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