Use list name as string

Gary Herron gherron at islandtraining.com
Wed Feb 4 17:35:32 CET 2009


Vincent Davis wrote:
> Do to laking knowledge my google searches have not turned up an answer for me.
> I know this is wrong it uses the items in the list as the filename,
> how do I refer to the dataname and not the items in it.
>
> def savedata(dataname):
>     filename = str(dataname)  # this does not do what I would like it to
>     ext1 = '\.csv'
>     flex = filename + ext1
>     datawrite = csv.writer(open(flex, "wb"))
>     datawrite.writerows(dataname)
>
>   

I need more information to answer this question -- because I have no
idea what the question means.

SO:
  What is dataname?
  What would you like filename to be after that line.

One example of dataname and the desired filename is probably enough to
answer your question.
> Thanks
> Vincent Davis
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