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Recursive File Read, update

spicysudhispicysudhi Posts: 2Member

I am very new to python and thanks for your support.

I am trying to write a program to read all the .DAT files in the given folder and its sub folders.

Then in each of the .DAT file, I want to replace a perticular string - this string appears within first 10 lines in the file.

For example: The files have below string on line 4 or 7.
[color=Blue]Name : TESTNAME[/color]

I want to update (append) the name with the filename. The output is like
[color=Blue]Name : FILENAME_TESTNAME[/color]
(FILENAME is the name of the file without .DAT extension)

any help... thanks.


  • utpalenduutpalendu Posts: 9Member
    #!/usr/bin/env python

    import os
    def get_immediate_subdirectories(dir):
    return [name for name in os.listdir(dir)
    if os.path.isdir(os.path.join(dir, name))]

    def get_file(dir):
    return [name for name in os.listdir(dir)
    if os.path.isfile(os.path.join(dir,name))]

    if __name__=='__main__':
    print list
    for dir in list:
    for file in fileall:
    if extension=='py':
    #filelist.append('in dir='+dir)
    print filelist
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