[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt stop

Pierre GM pgmdevlist@gmail....
Fri Sep 17 08:03:10 CDT 2010


On Sep 17, 2010, at 2:40 PM, Neil Hodgson wrote:

> oops, I meant to save my post but I sent it instead - doh! 
> 
> In the end, the question was; is worth adding start= and stop= markers into loadtxt to allow grabbing sections of a file between two known headers?  I imagine it's something that people come up against regularly.

genfromtxt comes with skip_header and skip_footer that do what you want. Earlier this week, I corrected a bug w/ skip_footer on the SVN (now git) version of the sources. Please check it out.
Try to be as specific as possible with your input options, that'll make genfromtxt more efficient.


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