error: an integer is required

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jun 8 14:46:07 EDT 2009

madigreece at wrote:
> I execute my code in linux environment.
> My code is:
> from os import *
> def insert_text_file(self, strng):
>      t=open("elements_file.txt", "a")
>      t.write(strng)
>      t.close()
> I'm getting this error:
> <type 'exception.TypeError'>: an integer is required
> Where is the mistake?
> Help me, please!!

Tell us the Python version and give the *full* traceback message, not 
just the last line.  I am pretty sure you also left out an important 
part of the code you executed to get that message.


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