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Problem reading data from file

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Hi,

I'm having trouble reading data from a file that will be used for parametric processing and I can't seem to get the vs.Read() function to work. Here is a portion of my script.


import vs
import os

isFileSelected, fileName = vs.GetFileN("Select the part list file:", "~/Documents", "txt")
if isFileSelected:
vs.Open( fileName )
partName = vs.Read()
width = vs.Read()
length = vs.Read()

The file seems to open as expected, but I then I get the following:

File "", line 7, in

AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Read'

The file I'm reading is tab delimited and currently contains just the part names and their associated width and length.

I have a feeling I missing something simple like formatting or an include.

Also, I have quite a bit programming experience with VectorScript but would like to transition to Python. Is there a good source for example Vectorworks Python scripts beyond the few that are on the developers page?

Thanks in advance,

Jozsef

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Hello jgseh,

I have no idea why your code is not working.

You can use the python file-functions instead which I would prefer anyway:


filen_name = 'test.txt'

f = open (filen_name, mode='r')    

lines = f.readlines ()

print (lines)

for l in lines:
   print (l)

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