The sum of numbers in a line from a file

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Thu Feb 20 17:54:09 CET 2014


 kxjakkk <kjakupak at gmail.com> Wrote in message:
> Let's say I have a sample file like this:
> 
> Name        1           2     3    4     5      6     7    8
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> name1    099-66-7871   A-F    Y    100    67    81    59    98
> name2    999-88-7766   A-F    N    99   100    96    91    90
> name3    000-00-0110    AUD        5    100    28    19    76
> name4    398-72-3333    P/F    Y    76    84    49    69    78
> name5    909-37-3689    A-F    Y    97    94    100    61    79
> 
> For name1, I want to add together columns 4, 5, 6, and get an average from that, then do the same for the last two columns. I want to do this for every name. 
> 
> All I've got is
> sum([int(s.strip()) for s in open('file').readlines()])
> 

Don'ttrytodoitallinoneline.thatwayyouactuallymighthaveaplacetoinse
rtsomeextralogic.
-- 
DaveA




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