Separate Rows in reader

rusi rustompmody at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 12:18:28 CET 2013


On Mar 27, 2:35 pm, Jiewei Huang <jiewe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 1:48:10 PM UTC+10, MRAB wrote:
> > On 26/03/2013 03:33, Jiewei Huang wrote:
>
> > > On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:40:51 AM UTC+10, Dave Angel wrote:
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> > >> On 03/25/2013 09:05 PM, Jiewei Huang wrote:
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> > >>> On Monday, March 25, 2013 11:51:51 PM UTC+10, rusi wrote:
>
> > >> If you insist on using GoogleGroups, then make sure you keep your quotes
>
> > >> small.  I'm about to stop reading messages that are double-spaced by
>
> > >> buggy software.
>
> > >> >>> <SNIP>
>
> > >> >> Have you tried the split (and perhaps strip) methods from
>
> > >> >>http://docs.python.org/2/library/stdtypes.html#string-methods
>
> > >> >> ?
>
> > >> You got lots of specific advice from your previous thread.  So which
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> > >> version did you end up using?  It'd make a good starting place for this
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> > >> "problem."
>
> > >> > can show me one line of how to implement it base on my problem?
>
> > >> As long as the input data is constrained not to have any embedded
>
> > >> commas, just use:
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> > >>      mylist = line.split(",")
>
> > >> instead of print, send your output to a list.  Then for each line in the
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> > >> list, fix the bracket problem to your strange specs.
>
> > >>      outline = outline.replace("[", "(")
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> > > Hi Dave thanks for the tips,
>
> > > I manage to code this:
>
> > > f = open('Book1.csv', 'rU')
>
> > > for row in f:
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> > >      print zip([row for (row) in f])
>
> > > however my output is
>
> > > [('John Konon Ministry of Moon Walks 4567882 27-Feb\n',), ('Stacy Kisha Ministry of Man Power 1234567 17-Jan\n',)]
>
> > > is there any method to remove the \n ?
>
> > Use the .rstrip method:
>
> >      print zip(row.rstrip('\n') for row in f)
>
> Hi the output is:
>
> [('John Cleese,Ministry of Silly Walks,5555421,27-Oct',), ('Stacy Kisha,Ministry of Man Power,1234567,17-Jan',)]
>
> how to make it to
>
> [CODE][('John Cleese', 'Ministry of Silly Walks' , '5555421', '27-Oct'), ('Stacy Kisha', 'Ministry of Man Power', '1234567,17-Jan')][/CODE]
>
> i need ' ' in all the row and the , to be remove after the date

Everything you need for this has been answered by Tim, Dave, myself
(and others?).
If you are stuck, tell us where.
If something did not work, tell us what.

Dont you think if you are asking us to do your homework, you should
offer us a little fee?



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