Extracted files form zip corrupted

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Mar 26 13:31:12 CET 2009


Astley Le Jasper wrote:
> I want to batch extract files from a directory of zips. The thing is
> that the files are excel spreadsheets. I don't want to read them in
> python, just dump them as extracted files in another directory.
> However, when I do a test the excel file becomes corrupted. Any clues?
> 
> 
> import zipfile
> 
> zf = zipfile.ZipFile('C:\Temp\mytest.zip')
> filename = 'spreadsheet.xls'
> 
> data = zf.read(filename)
> 
> uz_file = 'C:\Temp\' + filename

Be careful of backslashes in strings!

> f = open(uz_file, "w")

Open as a binary file:

     f = open(uz_file, "wb")

> f.write(data)
> f.close()
> 



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