[Tutor] File IO Help again

bob bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Thu Oct 27 22:20:58 CEST 2005

At 12:18 PM 10/27/2005, Mike Haft wrote:
>Apologies for not making things clearer last time.
>My specific problems are:
>why can I not get the readline() or readlines() functions to work, I'm
>told they are not defined whenever I try.

Mike * Oh * Mike ... and all others ...

Please Post The Code and the Traceback. Otherwise We Cannot Help You. As 
Much As We Want to be We are Not MindReaders.

>Also the following:
>if line[:1] == "1":
>collects data from month 1, 10, 11, and 12. How do I make the readfile
>function I defined count through 1 to 12 and retreive the fields I need?

This does not compute for me. I have no idea what you want!

>Can I just use a for loop type of construction and substitute an x
>variable where there is curently a [:1] and a "x" i.e.:
>if line[:y] == x:
>If not why not? What must I do.

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