Read csv file and create a new file

Neil Cerutti neilc at norwich.edu
Thu Feb 28 20:32:47 CET 2013


On 2013-02-28, io <maroso at libero.it> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> i have to files. 
>
> First file is a csv file
> Second file is a plain text file where each row has a value (text)
>
> I want to be able to create a third file using data from the first file 
> excluding the values listed in the second file.
>
> Example:
>
> First file:
> -----------
>
> mtgoxeur	12	24	36
> mtgoxusd	10	12	14
> mtgoxpln	2	4	6
>
>
> Second file:
> ------------
>
> mtgoxusd
>
>
>
> Third File (the resulting one) :
> --------------------------------
>
> mtgoxeur	12	24	36
> mtgoxpln	2	4	6
>
> Thanks to anyone that can help

You don't appear to need the csv module at all. You'll just need
the startswith string function.

For more help, please show us some code.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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