working with csv module in python

inshu chauhan insideshoes at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 12:25:37 CET 2013


On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Dave Angel <davea at davea.name> wrote:

> On 02/20/2013 05:38 AM, inshu chauhan wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 11:26 AM, Roland Koebler <r.koebler at yahoo.de>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> <snip>
>>>
>>>
>>> If you only want to concat the files, I would use some shell-tools,
>>> like "cat" on Linux or "copy" on Windows, so
>>>
>>> copy C:\Users\inshu.chauhan\**Desktop\ForModel_600\*.arff
>>> C:\Users\inshu.chauhan\**Desktop\test2.arff
>>>
>>> should do it.
>>>
>>>   <snip>
>>>
>>>  Yes I just want to concat the files , not parse/mangle the files.  How
>> can
>> i simply read all files in a folder in my computer and write them into a
>> single file ? just by 'printf ' is it possible ?
>>
>>
>>
>>
> Reread Roland's message, quoted above for your convenience.
>
> Not sure what you mean by printf.  Why would you use C to do it?
>
> If you need to do it in Python, remember you can read a file with the
> read() method, and write one with the write() method.  They pay no
> attention to newlines, delimiters or anything else.  Just create the output
> file, then in a loop open the input files and loop through each (read
> doesn't necessarily get the whole thing in one pass)
>
> You'll spend lots more energy on the mechanics of finding the files then
> on the copying.  But perhaps the shutil module will have some further
> shortcuts.
>
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You are right Dave, printf was a blunder
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