Is there a way to creat a func that returns a cursor that can be used?
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Mon Nov 12 12:01:13 CET 2012
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Khalid Al-Ghamdi <emailkgnow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to create a func that returns a cursor that can be used to execute sql statements?
Yes, and you're almost there!
> I tried this (after importing sqlite3), but it gave me the error below:
>>>> def connect():
> return cur
> <sqlite3.Cursor object at 0x0119EA20>
>>>> cur.execute("select * from schedule")
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<pyshell#26>", line 1, in <module>
> cur.execute("select * from schedule")
> NameError: name 'cur' is not defined
All you need to do is make use of the return value. Try this instead:
cur = connect()
That takes the returned cursor object and binds it to the name 'cur'
in global scope. You can then use 'cur.execute...' and it'll be the
As a side point, thank you for posting so clearly. It's easy to help
when your code and traceback are all there!
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