empty csv file attachments

Sean DiZazzo half.italian at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 04:24:24 CEST 2008


On Sep 24, 1:17 pm, Bobby Roberts <tchend... at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi group.
>
> I'm new to python but a veteran at programming.  This one has me
> stumped.  I have a simple contact form which the user fills out.  The
> email is sent to the site user as well and it is delivered with the
> content in the body of the email as well in nice order.  I have
> modified my code to also send the content as a csv attachment.  On the
> server, the file is perfectly generated with content.  The attachment,
> however, is completely blank.  Any ideas what that could be?  My code
> snippet is shown below:
>
>       if int(attachmenttype)==2 or int(attachmenttype)==3:
>         for field in ctx.request.field_names():
>           if field=='last_name':
>             myfilename=ctx.request.field_value(field)+'.txt'
>         if myfilename=='':
>           myfilename='tempfile.txt'
>         mypath= mynewfilepath + '/' + myfilename
>         f=open(mypath, 'w')
>         mynewstring=''
>         counter=0
>         for field in ctx.request.field_names():
>           if field != 'inquiry_required':
>             mynewstring=mynewstring + field +','
>         if mynewstring[-1]==',':
>           mynewstring=mynewstring[0:len(mynewstring)-1]
>         f.write(mynewstring)
>         f.write ('\n')
>
>         mynewstring=''
>         counter=1
>         for field in ctx.request.field_names():
>           fielddata=ctx.request.field_value(field)
>           if counter==1:
>             dummydata=0
>           else:
>             mynewstring=mynewstring + '"' + fielddata.replace('"','')
> + '",'
>           counter = counter + 1
>         if mynewstring[-1]==',':
>           mynewstring=mynewstring[0:len(mynewstring)-1]
>         f.write(mynewstring)
>         f.write('\n')
>         f.close
>         attachments.append('/'.join((ctx.request.library,
> myfilename)))
>
>  [snip... sends email just after this]
>
> any ideas?

I would sprinkle some print statements in there to narrow it down...

~Sean



More information about the Python-list mailing list