source: anuga_work/production/australia_ph2/gold_coast/file_length.py @ 6531

Last change on this file since 6531 was 6393, checked in by kristy, 15 years ago

new scripts for gold_coast from standard

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1"""Function to return the length of a file.
2
3Intended to be used for simplfying the creation of boundary_tags in
4run_model.py
5
6Input: filename
7Returns: number of lines in file
8"""
9
10def file_length(in_file):
11    '''Function to return the number of lines in a file.
12
13    in_file: Path to the file to get number of lines in.
14   
15    Returns: number of lines in file
16    '''
17   
18    fid = open(in_file)
19    data = fid.readlines()
20    fid.close()
21    return len(data)
22
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