Unzip Files

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Jun 1 00:42:12 CEST 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Brock <btibert3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to python, so please don't attack me if this question is easy
> or basic.  How can I go about extracting the contents of a zip file to
> the same directory?  Can I extend this question to a zip file that
> sits on the internet?
> Point being I need to work with the files inside the zipped file, and
> there are times when the file is already on my computer, and their
> others where the datafile sits on the Internet.
> Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.  In full
> disclosure, I usually learn by example and not by trial and error, so
> any nudges in the right direction will be greatly appreciated.

See the extractall() method of ZipFile objects --


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