Problem with print and output to screen

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 00:07:09 CET 2012


On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Dave Angel <d at davea.name> wrote:

> On 12/11/2012 05:53 PM, Joel Goldstick wrote:
> > When you read the file line by line the end of line character is included
> > in the result
> >
> > try user[:-1] instead to strip the return from your printed text
> >
>
> The catch to that is the last line in the file might not have a
> newline.  In that case, we'd be ignoring the last character of the line.
>
> The .rstrip() method is easy, and for most purposes equivalent.  Few
> text files have trailing whitespace, but many are missing the final
> linefeed.
>
> Point taken.  Brain freeze.  I forgot about .rstrip.  That is the way to go
>
> --
>
> DaveA
>
>


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Joel Goldstick
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