[Tutor] Text matching
Dean.Gardner at barco.com
Thu May 3 15:46:10 CEST 2007
Thanks I will try that. Your help is very much appreciated.
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dean.gardner at barco.com
From: Kent Johnson [mailto:kent37 at tds.net]
Sent: 03 May 2007 14:39
To: Gardner, Dean
Cc: tutor at python.org
Subject: Re: [Tutor] Text matching
Gardner, Dean wrote:
> Here is a test sample of what I have: This currently correctly
> identifies the start and the end of the changelog entries and I can
> identify the requested item records. What I am struggling with at
> present is to how to create records of the full changelog entries for
> each of the found items.
> Again any help greatly appreciated.
> uid = "000028.txt"
> file = open("C:\projects\SuiteSpecification\Notes\ChangeLog.txt")
> output = file.readlines()
> changeLogList = 
> itemList = 
> for strOut in output:
> if "----" in strOut:
> changeLogStart = 1
> if "Reviewed:" in strOut:
> for item in itemList:
> if uid in item:
> print item
I usually solve problems like this by pulling multiple lines from the
file within the loop. Something like this:
f = open('...ChangeLog.txt')
line = f.next()
line1 = line
line2 = f.next()
line3 = f.next()
line4 = f.next()
# Do something to process the lines
line = f.next()
The basic idea is that you can collect multiple lines by calling
f.next() explicitly inside the loop.
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