check if file is MS Word or PDF file
clp at rebertia.com
Sun Sep 28 00:13:08 CEST 2008
On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 2:43 PM, A. Joseph <joefazee at gmail.com> wrote:
> What should I look for in a file to determine whether or not it is a
> MS Word file or an Excel file or a PDF file, etc., etc.? including Zip
> I don`t want to check for file extension.
> os.path.splitext('Filename.jpg') will produce a tuple of filename and
> extension, but some file don`t even have extension and can still be read by
> MS Word or NotePad. i want to be 100% sure of the file.
Well, if you're on unix, you could run the 'file' command and check
its output using the 'subprocess' module, but it sounds like you're on
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