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From: Jeff Sandys <sandysj at juno.com>
Subject: Re: Delete first line from file
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You describe the standard behavior, unless you close the file, 
is that what you want to do; open file, read line 1, close file,
then open file, read line 2, close file?  The other suggestions 
here destory content, do you want that?

>>> f = open("D:/Pydev/test.txt")
>>> f.readline()
'line one\n'
>>> f.readline()
'line two\n'
>>> f.readline()
'line three\n'


"Tor Erik Sønvisen" wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
> How can I read the first line of a file and then delete this line, so that
> line 2 is line 1 on next read?
> 
> regards



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