Separate Rows in reader

rusi rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Mar 25 14:51:51 CET 2013


On Mar 25, 11:52 am, Jiewei Huang <jiewe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, March 24, 2013 9:10:45 PM UTC+10, ypsun wrote:
> > Jiewei Huang於 2013年3月24日星期日UTC+1上午6時20分29秒寫道:
>
> > > Hi all,
>
> > > Currently create a simple text-based database of information about people
>
> > > I have a csv file which consist of 3 rows , row 1 2 and 3 is as such:
>
> > > Name   Address        Telephone       Birthday
>
> > > John Konon    Ministry of Moon Walks  4567882 27-Feb
>
> > > Stacy Kisha   Ministry of Man Power   1234567 17-Jan
>
> > > My codes are :
>
> > > import csv
>
> > > original = file('friends.csv', 'rU')
>
> > > reader = csv.reader(original)
>
> > > for row in reader:
>
> > >     print row
>
> > > and the output is :
>
> > > ['Name', ' Address', 'Telephone', 'Birthday']
>
> > > ['John Konon', 'Ministry of Moon Walks', '4567882', '27-Feb']
>
> > > ['Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', '17-Jan']
>
> > > But i wanted to make it
>
> > > [('John Cleese', 'Ministry of Silly Walks', '5555421', '27-Feb'),
>
> > > ( 'Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', 17-Jan')]
>
> > > can someone show me guidance to this issue
>
> > > Thanks all
>
> > import csv
>
> > original = file('friends.csv', 'rU')
>
> > reader = csv.reader(original)
>
> > print [tuple(row) for row in reader][1:]
>
> > is this you want?
>
> > Note that:
>
> >     1) I assume your csv file content are seperated by comma
>
> >     2) this way allocates your memory, will be a trouble when a big table :P
>
> Hi guys, i got into another situation i was told not to use csv library and currently my code is :
>
> f = open('friends.csv', 'rU')
> for row in f:
>
>         print [row for (row) in f]
>
> output :
> ['John Cleese,Ministry of Silly Walks,5555421,27-Oct\n', 'Stacy Kisha,Ministry of Man Power,1234567,17-Jan\n']
>
> i need it to become :
> [('John Cleese', 'Ministry of Silly Walks', '5555421', '27-Oct'), ('Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567', '17-Jan')]
>
> guide me please

Have you tried the split (and perhaps strip) methods from
http://docs.python.org/2/library/stdtypes.html#string-methods
?




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