Open multiple files using with open() in Python?

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if I somehow can combine the multiple open calls with the with statement:

try:
  with open('a', 'w') as a and open('b', 'w') as b:
    do_something()
except IOError as e:
  print 'Operation failed: %s' % e.strerror

If that's not possible, what other way to solve this problem look like?

Oct 31, 2018 in Python by findingbugs
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1 answer to this question.

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Just replace and with , and you're done:
with open('a', 'w') as a, open('b', 'w') as b:
    do_something()

In earlier versions of Python, you can sometimes use contextlib.nested() to nest context managers. 

answered Oct 31, 2018 by Priyaj
• 56,940 points

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