[Tutor] put data from text file into list

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Mon Jul 2 13:57:39 CEST 2007

Mike Hoy wrote:
> is it possible to take information contained inside a text file and put 
> it into a list? My text file contains info derived from a list so it 
> looks like this: ['foo','bar'].

If the file is Python syntax (including an assignment) you can import it 
directly. Or try one of these recipes:


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