Creating a function for a directory

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 11 23:45:24 CET 2013


On 11/11/2013 22:26, Matt wrote:
> So I want to take the file, "desktop/test.txt" and write it to "desktop/newfolder/test.txt". I tried the below script, and it gave me: "IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'desktop/%s.txt'". Any suggestions would be great.
>
>
>
> def firstdev(file):
> 	in_file = open("desktop/%s.txt") % file

in_file = open("desktop/%s.txt" % file)

> 	indata = in_file.read()
> 	out_file = open("desktop/newfolder/%s.txt", 'w') % file
> 	out_file.write(indata)
> 	out_file.close()
> 	in_file.close()
> 	
> firstdev("test")
>

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Mark Lawrence




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