Looping through File Question
khemkaamit at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 13:22:35 CEST 2007
On 9/5/07, Francesco Guerrieri <f.guerrieri at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/5/07, planetmatt <planetmatt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am a Python beginner. I am trying to loop through a CSV file which
> > I can do. What I want to change though is for the loop to start at
> > row 2 in the file thus excluding column headers.
> > At present I am using this statement to initiate a loop though the
> > records:
> > for line in f.readlines():
> > How do I start this at row 2?
> you can simply call (and maybe throw away) f.readline() a single time before
> If the lenght of the first line is fixed, you can also use f.seek to start
> reading from the second row.
Btw, if you are trying to read a csv file and parse it, you can save
some work .. have a look at "csv" module !
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