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post Aug 9 2005, 11:35 AM
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I need to search a line of text out in a file and replace it, so far the code examples on the net have produced empty files.

Basically the file is a *.conf file, now the structure of the file looks alot like a win *.ini file and in visual basic there is a function to access the sections (the headers in brackets) and each entry (the name with '='). Now the question, does python support or rather have a built in function for handleing that? If yes what is it? If no then how do I do a search and replace? I only have a partial string and want to replace the whole line until the eof(its the last line in the file)

and second question how is the Launcher.conf 'reloaded' after a change, does it get checked every so often?

or even better, what command line will change my wallpaper? Obviously you have the direction I am looking in so far.
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post Aug 11 2005, 12:08 AM
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cool, gotta try that one, you recommend any books? I am a vb programmer as well, with some fortran.
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