Importing a csv file

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Mon Apr 30 13:37:20 CEST 2007


On Apr 30, 7:21 pm, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> sagar wrote:
> > Hi all ,
> >            I want to read data in a csv file using the python scripts.
> > when i gave the following code :
> >  import csv
> > reader = csv.reader(open("some.csv", "rb"))
> > for row in reader:
> >     print row
>
> > it is showing :
>
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "csv.py", line 1, in <module>
> >     import csv
> >   File "C:\Documents and Settings\meesa02\csv.py", line 2, in <module>

Only *almost* certainly, Tim? *Maybe*? You don't believe what the
above traceback lines are  telling you?

> >     reader = csv.reader(open("some.csv", "rb"))
> > AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'reader'
>
> You almost certainly have a file called "csv.py" in
> the current directory. (Maybe even the one that's
> running this script?). Rename it to "mycsv.py" or
> whatever and try again.
>






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