When to use file vs open in Python?

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Can anyone tell me the difference between file and open in Python and when to use which one?
Oct 30, 2018 in Python by ana1504.k
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File() has been removed since Python 3.0 and you should always use open().

When opening a file, it's preferable to use open() instead of invoking this constructor directly.
answered Oct 30, 2018 by SDeb
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