[Tutor] ignoring certain lines while reading through CSV
joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 23:42:14 CET 2012
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Abhishek Pratap <abhishek.vit at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys
> I am wondering if there is a keyword to ignore certain lines ( for eg
> lines starting with # ) when I am reading them through stl module csv.
> Example code:
> input_file = sys.argv
> csv.register_dialect('multiplex_info',delimiter=' ')
> with open(input_file, 'rb') as fh:
> reader= csv.reader(fh,'multiplex_info')
> for row in reader:
> print row
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You could look up the docs for csv.reader, but if there isn't, in your
for loop you can use row.startswith('"#") to check if your line
starts with #.
Can you show what the row looks like?
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