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Python read text file columnwise


On Fri, 11 Jan 2019, shibashibani at gmail.com wrote:

> I'm very new in python. I have a file in the format:
>
> 2018-05-31	16:00:00	28.90	81.77	4.3
> 2018-05-31	20:32:00	28.17	84.89	4.1
> 2018-06-20	04:09:00	27.36	88.01	4.8
> 2018-06-20	04:15:00	27.31	87.09	4.7
> 2018-06-28	04.07:00	27.87	84.91	5.0
> 2018-06-29	00.42:00	32.20	104.61	4.8

   So? What do you want to do with it? Are the fields fixed length?
Tab-separated? Space-separated? Regardless of what you want to do, replace
all whitespace with commas.

Rich