Can someone help please

Gary Herron gherron at digipen.edu
Thu Jul 21 19:41:20 CEST 2011


On 07/21/2011 10:23 AM, Billy Mays wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 01:02 PM, Gary wrote:
>> Hi
>> Can someone help me with this code below please,
>> For some reason it will not send me the first text file in the 
>> directory.
>> I made up an empty file a.txt file with nothing on it and it sends the
>> files i need but would like to fix the code.
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> total = ' '
>> os.chdir('/home/woodygar/Desktop/Docs')
>> for i in os.listdir('.'):
>> if '.txt' in i:
>> f = open(i, 'r')
>> total += f.read()
>> f.close()
>> message = """\
>> Subject: %s
>> %s
>>
>> """% (SUBJECT,total)
>>
>
> Does the file end with '.TXT' ? This might help:
>
> total = ' '
> os.chdir('/home/woodygar/Desktop/Docs')
> txts = (nm for nm in os.listdir('.') if nm.lower().endswith('.txt') )
> for nm in txts:
>     f = open(nm, 'r')
>     total += f.readlines()
>     f.close()
> message = """\
> Subject: %s
> %s
>
> """% (SUBJECT,total)
>
>
>
>
> I also changed read to readlines().
That won't work (You must not have even tried to run this.)  The call 
f.readlines() returns a list which causes an error when added to a string:

TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'list' objects


Gary Herron



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Gary Herron, PhD.
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DigiPen Institute of Technology
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