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Python File I/O: Count the number of lines in a text file

Python File I/O: Exercise-9 with Solution

Write a Python program to count the number of lines in a text file.

Contain of text.txt

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Output :

Number of lines in the file:  6 

Sample Solution :-

Python Code :

def file_lengthy(fname):
        with open(fname) as f:
                for i, l in enumerate(f):
                        pass
        return i + 1
print("Number of lines in the file: ",file_lengthy("test.txt"))

Python Code Editor:

def file_lengthy(fname):
        with open(fname) as f:
                for i, l in enumerate(f):
                        pass
        return i + 1
print("Number of lines in the file: ",file_lengthy("test.txt"))

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