python dowload

David Robinow drobinow at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 21:20:54 CET 2010


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 2:42 PM, monkeys paw <monkey at joemoney.net> wrote:
> I used the following code to download a PDF file, but the
> file was invalid after running the code, is there problem
> with the write operation?
>
> import urllib2
> url = 'http://www.whirlpoolwaterheaters.com/downloads/6510413.pdf'
> a = open('adobe.pdf', 'w')
> for line in urllib2.urlopen(url):
>    a.write(line)

If you're running Windows, try
  a = open('adobe.pdf', 'wb')

[Works for me]



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