[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt

Francesc Alted faltet@pytables....
Thu Oct 2 03:31:08 CDT 2008

A Thursday 02 October 2008, Nils Wagner escrigué:
> Hi all,
> how can I load ASCII data if the file contains characters
> instead of floats
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "test_csv.py", line 2, in <module>
>      A = loadtxt('ca6_sets.csv',dtype=char ,delimiter=';')
> NameError: name 'char' is not defined

You would need to specify the length of your strings.  Try with 
dtype="SN", where N is the expected length of the strings.


Francesc Alted

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