readline() & seek() ???
kamhung.soh at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 05:13:19 CEST 2008
Tim Roberts wrote:
> DataSmash <rdh at new.rr.com> wrote:
>> I have a text file that contains thousands of lines and each line is
>> 256 characters long.
>> This is my task:
>> For each line in the file, move to the 25th character, if the
>> character is a "T",
>> move to the 35th character of the line and read 5 characters from
>> Capture these 5 characters and write them to a new text file, each 5
>> characters separated by a comma.
>> I appreciate your help!
> Did you even TRY this? Your task reads like pseudocode that translates
> virtually line-for-line to Python code.
> fout = open('outputfile.txt','w')
> for line in open('inputfile.txt'):
> if line == 'T':
> fout.write( line[34:39] + ',' )
Should the last line be ...
Kam-Hung Soh <a href="http://kamhungsoh.com/blog">Software Salariman</a>
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