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Given a section like

[Data]
value1
value2
value3
Can ConfigParser be easily used to put the values in a dictionary? If
so, how?


Aug 20 '08 #1
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On Aug 20, 5:34*pm, loial <jldunn2...@goo glemail.comwrot e:
Given a section like

[Data]
value1
value2
value3

Can ConfigParser be easily used to put the values in a dictionary? If
so, how?
Dictionaries are key/value pairs. Do you expect 'value1' to be a key
or a value?

If the data is literally as you describe, and not key/value entries
(such as 'key1: value1' or 'key1=value1'), you would probably be
better off just stepping through the file, testing for the [data]
section and then reading the following lines into a list.
Aug 20 '08 #2
On 20 Aug, 13:49, alex23 <wuwe...@gmail. comwrote:
On Aug 20, 5:34*pm, loial <jldunn2...@goo glemail.comwrot e:
Given a section like
[Data]
value1
value2
value3
Can ConfigParser be easily used to put the values in a dictionary? If
so, how?

Dictionaries are key/value pairs. Do you expect 'value1' to be a key
or a value?

If the data is literally as you describe, and not key/value entries
(such as 'key1: value1' or 'key1=value1'), you would probably be
better off just stepping through the file, testing for the [data]
section and then reading the following lines into a list.
Thanks. Thats what I did in the end
Aug 21 '08 #3

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