[Tutor] ignoring certain lines while reading through CSV
abhishek.vit at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 23:48:45 CET 2012
Here is a sample
['1', 'AAAAAAA', '4344', '0.001505'] : want to keep this one
['#', 'AAAAAAA', '4344', '0.001505'] : and throw this one
You are right I am checking after parsing. I dint find an option in
csv.reader to ignore lines.
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Joel Goldstick
<joel.goldstick at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Joel Goldstick
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