readline() & seek() ???

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 10:50:42 CEST 2008


On Jun 4, 5:30 pm, DataSmash <r... at new.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi group,
> 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
> there.
> Capture these 5 characters and write them to a new text file, each 5
> characters separated by a comma.

Your professor possibly reads comp.lang.python, and if so, is likely
to know how to track you down with your IP address.


Carl Banks



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