[Tutor] a quick Q: how to use for loop to read a series of files with .doc end

Walter Prins wprins at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 17:18:49 CEST 2011

On 29 September 2011 16:13, lina <lina.lastname at gmail.com> wrote:

> mport os.path
> tokens=['E']
> result=[]
> for fileName in os.listdir("."):
>     if os.path.isfile(fileName) and os.path.splitext(fileName)=="xpm":
>         filedata = open(fileName,'r')
>         text=filedata.readlines()
>         for line in text:
>             print line
> why here I print nothing out?
> There is .xpm file there with content.
> Thanks,
Is your .xpm files actually text files?  Or are they binary (e.g. maybe
graphics) files?  (XPM is normally the extension of a graphics filetype.)
Treating a binary file as if its text is not liable to work very well.

Also can you please confirm whether this task is homework/study related?

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