A Python program can read a text file using the built-in open() function. For example, below is a Python 3 program that opens lorem.txt for reading in text mode, reads the contents into a string variable named contents, closes the file, and then prints the data.
Jul 06, 2019 · I'm preparing a talk about R speeds and I'm including a section benchmarking a handful of methods/packages purely on the task of reading in a 1.6GB tab-delimited file. I thought it would be interesting to include using reticulate to read the file with Python's pandas package. Out of curiosity, also ran it straight from python. I wasn't surprised that there was a difference in how long it took ... Jul 16, 2015 · The easiest way I can think of to save as a pipe delimited file, is to save the CSV export, then import to MS Access, then MS Access has an option to export the table as a tab delimited file. hopefully that will help some people. Take care not to corrupt any data with datatypes, easiest to set everything as text when you import to MS Access. Reply