loop through each line in a text file

OdarR olivier.darge at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 22:14:12 CET 2010


On 26 fév, 22:08, qtrimble <qtrim... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm a python newbie but I do have some basic scripting experience.  I
> need to take the line starting with "wer" and extract the year and day
> of year from that string.  I want to be able to add the year and day
> of year from the last line having "wer*" to the lines occurring in
> between "wer*" lines.  Python seems suitable to do this and I'm fairly
> certain I can eventually get this to work but I've been hit with a
> very short time frame so I'm looking for any generous help.  The data
> below is just a sample.  There are well over 500,000 lines that need
> processed.
>
> wer1999001
>       31.2234      82.2367
>       37.9535      82.3456
> wer1999002
>       31.2234      82.2367
>       37.9535      82.3456

did you try something as a working basis ?

Olivier



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