[Tutor] pickle.dump yielding awkward output

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Feb 4 13:50:41 CET 2013

On 04/02/13 11:12, Spyros Charonis wrote:

> What I am trying to do is basically the Unix shell equivalent of: "Unix
> command" > newfile.txt

That works just fine with Python too. Just print to stdout in whatever 
format you want and redirect the output to a file

$ python myscript.py > myfile.txt

That will work from a command line in Windows, Linux and MacOS...

> I am trying to store the list that I get from my code in a separate
> file, in human-readable format.

Then print it in the format you want using string formatting to control 
spacing, justification etc.

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web site

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