FAQ: Learn Python: Files - What Is a CSV File?

This community-built FAQ covers the “What Is a CSV File?” exercise from the lesson “Learn Python: Files”.

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A post was split to a new topic: What does parsing mean?

when I print(log_csv_file.read()), why are the emails in this encoded format?

Alex, if you look closely at logger.csv, the hash-esque characters are in there.


These seem identical but it still fails. I don’t understand what I’ve done wrong.

Do Copy your solution into a text-editor and check if the spaces are actually spaces, tabs etc. . Make sure it is align with the sample solution. If not, you may also copy the sample solution directly , but remember to reset the lesson beforehand to start fresh.