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Python File Object

A Python file object is created when a file is opened with the open() function. You can associate this file object with a variable when you open a file using the with and as keywords. For example:

with open('somefile.txt') as file_object:

You can then print the content of the file object, file_object with print().

print(file_object)

You might see something like this on the output terminal:

<_io.TextIOWrapper name='somefile.txt' mode='r' encoding='UTF-8'>
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