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maximum value in a column of file

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which is the best way for the calculation of the maximum value in a
column of a file?

Jul 23 '08 #1
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On Jul 23, 9:25*am, maurizio <M.Buse...@isac.cnr.itwrote:
*which is the best way for the calculation of the maximum value in a
* * column of a file?
oddly enough
>>help(max)
Help on built-in function max in module __builtin__:

max(...)
max(iterable[, key=func]) -value
max(a, b, c, ...[, key=func]) -value

With a single iterable argument, return its largest item.
With two or more arguments, return the largest argument.
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