Replace and inserting strings within .txt files with the use of regex
rantingrick at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 02:40:33 CEST 2010
On Aug 7, 7:20 pm, Νίκος <nikos.the.gr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello dear Pythoneers,
I prefer Pythonista, but anywho..
> I have over 500 .php web pages in various subfolders under 'data'
> folder that i have to rename to .html
> and and ditch the '<?' and '?>' tages from within
path = 'some/valid/path'
f = open(path, 'r')
data = f.read()
> and also insert a very first line of <!-- id -->
> where id must be an identification unique number of every page for
> counter tracking purposes.
comment = "<!-- %s -->"%(idnum)
> ONly pure html code must be left.
Well then don't F up! However judging from the amount of typos in this
post i would suggest you do some major testing!
> I don't know how to handle such a big data replacing problem and
> cannot play with fire because those 500 pages are my cleints pages and
> data of those files just cannot be messes up.
Better do some serous testing first, or (if you have enough disc
space ) create copies instead!
> Can you provide to me a script please that is able of performing an
> automatic way of such a page content replacing?
This is very basic stuff and the fine manual is free you know. But how
much are you willing to pay?
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