Insert Content of a File into a Variable
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri Oct 27 04:34:12 CEST 2006
Wijaya Edward <ewijaya at i2r.a-star.edu.sg> writes:
> >>> myfile_content = open('somefile.txt')
> >>> print myfile_content,
> <open file 'somefile.txt', mode 'r' at 0xb7f532e0>
> But it doesn't print the content of the file.
That's right, because "the content of the file" is not what open() is
documented to return; it is documented as returning a 'file' object.
The 'read' method of the resulting file object will return the
contents of the file. You may also want to read the documentation of
thile objects to see what else you can do with them.
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