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{SOLVED} Program to print 't' and 'T' in a text file

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I got such good help here before (thank you)....thought I'd try it again.

I'm supposed to have a text file to read....I named it my_file.txt

I need to write a Python program to read the file and print every word that begins with a 't' or 'T'.

This is what I have so far:

uselessFile = open('my_file.txt', 'r')
>>> uselessList = uselessfile.readlines()
>>> uselessList

Am I on the right track or just really lost?
Nov 12 '06 #1
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  1. data = open("thefile").read().split()
  2. for items in data:
  3.   if items.startswith("T") or items.startswith("t"):
  4.     print items,
Nov 12 '06 #2

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I think I'm making this much harder than it is.....what I've been working on for hours you told me in a couple of minutes....THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!
Nov 12 '06 #3

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