[Tutor] running split and count + looping to check for numbers in same line
fubarninja at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 11 04:10:03 CET 2010
Thanks for the information
> Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:50:53 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Tutor] running split and count + looping to check for numbers in same line
> From: kent37 at tds.net
> To: fubarninja at hotmail.com
> CC: tutor at python.org
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 6:43 PM, jim serson <fubarninja at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I am getting an error when I try and run split and count I seem to get it to
> > work with one or the other but not together. python wants a character buffer
> > but I am not sure how to use it.
> > I would also like to use readline to check and see if several numbers are in
> > the same line but I think I will need to use it in a loop maybe for? So it
> > would check for the first then check for the second if both are true add to
> > count but if ether are false continue to next line and repeat.
> > If anyone can help me that would be grate.
> > Thanks
> > look_in = "keno_back_up.txt"#raw_input ("Enter the search file to look in ")
> > search = raw_input ("Enter your search item ").split
> Here search is actually a function because you left out the
> parentheses after split(). But with them, search would be a list. The
> argument to count() must be a string.
> > file = open(look_in, "r").read().count(search)
> > print "Your search came",file ,"times"
> Do you want a count per line or for the whole file? For the whole file
> you could do something like
> search_terms = raw_input ("Enter your search item ").split() # Note
> the final ()
> data = open(look_in).read()
> count = 0
> for term in search_terms:
> count += data.count(term)
> The last three lines could also be written as
> count = sum(data.count(term) for term in search_terms)
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