Opening the file in writing mode

Adnan Sadzak sadzak at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 12:13:40 CET 2015


Hi,

Yes, but You also can open an existing file in 'append' mode.

Cheers,
Adnan
On Jan 15, 2015 12:08 PM, "Abdul Abdul" <abdul.sw84 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> In the Python documentation, when opening the file in write mode, it
> mentions the following:
>
> *writing (truncating the file if it already exists)*
> What is meant by "truncating" here? Is it simply overwriting the file
> already existing?
>
> Thanks.
>
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