writing a csv file

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 12 01:27:52 CET 2012

On 12/11/2012 00:05, ejsaiet at alaska.edu wrote:
> with open("/home/eyalak/Documents/weather/weather.csv", "wb") as f:
>        writer = csv.writer(f)
>        table = soup.findAll("table")[3]
>        #print table
>        for tr in table.findAll("tr", valign="top"):
>           a={x.string for x in tr.findAll('td')}
>           print str(a)
>           writer.writerows([a])
> It did not work unless I changed the line a={x.string for x in tr.findAll('td')} to a=list({x.string for x in tr.findAll('td')})
> But that disorganizes the data. How can I write the data to a csv file without altering the order prior to the list function.
> Thanks
> E

Change the line print str(a) to print type(a), a
You'll see what the problem is and be able to fix it.


Mark Lawrence.

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