Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 2 - File Handling in Python

Explain Reading CSV files with CSV.



CSV files are handled using the csv module. The reader class from the module is used for reading from a csv file .

  • At first, the csv file is opened in the read mode using the in-built function open( ).
  • The open( ) function returns a file object.
  • This file object is passed to the reader.


import csv

f=open( "values.csv" , 'r' )

output=csv.reader(f,delimiter= ',' )

for row in output:





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