How to open and read an unknown extension file

varnikat t varnikat22 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 19:22:07 CEST 2010


it gives me this error

TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, list found


On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 10:48 PM, varnikat t <varnikat22 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Hey,
> Thanks for the help.it detects now using glob.glob("*.*.txt")
> Can u suggest how to open and read file this way?
>
> *if glob.glob("*.*.txt"):
>             file=open(glob.glob("*.*.txt"))
>
>             self.text_view.get_buffer().set_text(file.read())
>         else:
>             file=open(glob.glob("*.*.html"))
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>             self.text_view.get_buffer().set_text(file.read())
> *
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> This gives error!!
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Kushal Kumaran <
> kushal.kumaran+python at gmail.com <kushal.kumaran%2Bpython at gmail.com>>wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 9:00 PM, varnikat t <varnikat22 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I am trying to do this
>> > if os.path.exists("*.*.txt"):
>> >             file=open("*.*.txt")
>> >             self.text_view.get_buffer().set_text(file.read())
>> > else:
>> >             file=open("*.*.html")
>> >             self.text_view.get_buffer().set_text(file.read())
>> >
>> > It gives error *.*.txt not existing....There are two files in the folder
>> > testing.pnm.txt
>> > and testing.pnm.html
>> > How to make it open any name and extension file and read it?
>> >
>>
>> os.path.exists does not do pattern matching like that.  Take a look at
>> the glob module.
>>
>> --
>> regards,
>> kushal
>>
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> --
> Varnika Tewari
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> --
> Varnika Tewari
>



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Varnika Tewari
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