[NumPy-Tickets] [NumPy] #1731: allow loadtxt() to read given number of rows

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Tue Feb 1 02:41:25 CST 2011


#1731: allow loadtxt() to read given number of rows
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 Reporter:  rc           |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  2.0.0   
Component:  Other        |     Version:  1.5.0   
 Keywords:               |  
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 IMHO it would be useful to add a 'numrows' or 'nrows' parameter to the
 loadtxt() function, so that one can read only a specified number of rows.
 Typical use of this, together with the possibility to pass an open file
 object to the function, would be to read one after another several array
 data blocks separated by other information from a single text file.

 See the thread [1] for background explanation.

 This ticket might be related to [2], I have not found other related
 tickets.

 [1] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.numeric.general/42342

 [2] http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1107

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