change the first character of the line to uppercase in a text file
Emile van Sebille
emile at fenx.com
Sat Jun 27 17:01:40 EDT 2009
On 6/27/2009 1:25 PM MRAB said...
> Emile van Sebille wrote:
>> On 6/27/2009 3:39 AM Angus Rodgers said...
>>> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 18:58:27 -0700 (PDT), powah
>>> <wong_powah at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>>>> Thank you for your hint.
>>>> This is my solution:
>>>> f = open('test', 'r')
>>>> for line in f:
>>>> print line.upper()+line[1:],
>>> Will your program handle empty lines of input correctly?
>> It will when the final line is changed to:
>> print line[:1].upper()+line[1:]
> 'line' will _never_ be ''. If a line ends with a newline then that will
> be preserved returned as part of the string. This applies to the 'file'
> methods 'readline', 'readlines', etc, and the iterator, which returns a
> line. 'readline' will return '' only when it has reached the end of the
Sorry -- habit. I tend to use that technique to avoid IndexErrors as a
matter of course.
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