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copy content of one file to another using Python

copy content of one file to another using Python

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copy content of one file to another using python – “Today’s Topic”

How to copy from one text file to another using python?

Suppose we have a file and we want to save the content of this file in another for backup so, how we can do this using python?

Python is developed under an OSI-approved open source license, making it freely usable and distributable, even for commercial use. Python’s license is administered by the Python Software Foundation.

python allows us to do this in quick and efficient manner , So let get started…

Make sure you have downloaded and installed python if you havenโ€™t download python yet then follow the tutorial to download python :

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we will have a file, in our case file name “file1.txt” and we will copy the content of “file1.txt” to another file named “file2.txt”. Copy the line below and create a file “file1.txt” and paste these line it, you can also create your own testing file with any other content in it, you can also give a name to this file according to you but please make sure to also change the file name in code too accordingly, Still confusion? drop your question in the comment section, i will try my best to solve your query as soon as possible

file1.txt :

This is line 1
This is line 2
This is line 3
This is line 4
This is line 5

The Simples way of Copying content of “file1.txt” to “file2.txt” is as follows :

PYTHON CODE:

with open("file1.txt") as file1:
with open("file2.txt", "w") as file2:
for line in file1:
file2.write(line)

After running the above code “file2.txt” will be created in same working directory with all content of “file1.txt”

file2.txt:

This is line 1
This is line 2
This is line 3
This is line 4
This is line 5

If you have another effective way to accomplish this task. About using Python to copy content from one file to another, then share it in the comment section.

If you have also done the same in python or any other language works . Share it in the comments section to help others

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