CSV without first line?
steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Jul 15 15:26:22 CEST 2007
Sebastian Bassi wrote:
> In my CSV file, the first line has the name of the variables. So the
> data I want to parse resides from line 2 up to the end. Here is what I
> import csv
> lines.next() #this is just to avoid the first line
> for line in lines:
> DATA PARSING
> This works fine. But I don't like to do "lines.next()" just to get rid
> of the first line. So I wonder if the reader function on the csv
> module has something that could let me parse the file from the second
> line (w/o doing that lines.next()).
That's a perfectly legitimate thing to do, so don't worry about it.
If it makes you feel better you could use the Sniffer class's
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