Filling in Degrees in a Circle (Astronomy)

W. eWatson notvalid2 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Aug 23 18:15:00 CEST 2008


Scott David Daniels wrote:
> W. eWatson wrote:
>> ...
>> I'm working on this now, but my knowledge of python needs refreshing. 
>> Right now I have a file of all the az,el data I've collected, and I'd 
>> like to open it with Python for XP. However, Python doesn't like this:
>>
>> junkfile = open('c:\tmp\junkpythonfile','w')
>>
>> I get
>>     junkfile = open('c:\tmp\junkpythonfile','w')
>> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'c:\tmp\\junkpythonfile'
>>
>> This problematic segment is just a hack of a similar statement which 
>> has the same problem and a much longer path. I suspect the problem is 
>> with the back slash.
>>
> 
> A standard windows error. note that '\t' is a tab, and I doubt you have
> a directory named <tab> <m> <p>.  Get in the habit of _always_ using:
>    junkfile = open(r'c:\tmp\junkpythonfile','w')
> or
>    junkfile = open('c:\\tmp\\junkpythonfile','w')
> for file names.
> 
> --Scott David Daniels
> Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
> 
Thanks. r did the job nicely.

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