Separate Rows in reader

Jiewei Huang jiewei24 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 24 09:18:39 CET 2013


On Sunday, March 24, 2013 5:34:03 PM UTC+10, rusi wrote:
> On Mar 24, 10:46 am, Dave Angel <da... at davea.name> wrote:
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> > On 03/24/2013 01:20 AM, Jiewei Huang wrote:
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> >this is the data in csv file http://imgur.com/L4qUkGQ
and this is the correct output that i need to get:
[('John Konon', 'Ministry of moon Walks', '4567882', '27-Feb'), 
( 'Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', 17-Jan')] 
sorry for the confusion 

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> > > Hi all,
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> > > Currently create a simple text-based database of information about people
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> > > I have a csv file which consist of 3 rows , row 1 2 and 3 is as such:
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> > > Name        Address        Telephone       Birthday
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> > > John Konon Ministry of Moon Walks  4567882 27-Feb
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> > > Stacy Kisha        Ministry of Man Power   1234567 17-Jan
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> > > My codes are :
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> > > import csv
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> > > original = file('friends.csv', 'rU')
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> > > reader = csv.reader(original)
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> > > for row in reader:
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> > >      print row
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> > > and the output is :
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> > > ['Name', ' Address', 'Telephone', 'Birthday']
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> > > ['John Konon', 'Ministry of Moon Walks', '4567882', '27-Feb']
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> > > ['Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', '17-Jan']
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> > > But i wanted to make it
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> > > [('John Cleese', 'Ministry of Silly Walks', '5555421', '27-Feb'),
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> > > ( 'Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', 17-Jan')]
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> > > can someone show me guidance to this issue
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> > > Thanks all
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> > There are at least 3 differences to the printouts.  Which difference are
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> > 1) Moon --> Silly
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> > 2) square and round brackets in slightly different places
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> > 3) row 0 suppressed
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> > Explain which one, or specify a fourth, and also what you have tried to
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> > DaveA
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> Besides does it work as you are describing?
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> ie your input appears to be tab delimited, whereas the default is ','



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