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Python CSV

Nick Larkins
Nick Larkins
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 1,390 Points

How do I fix the following error in Python CSV section UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x81

How do I fix the following error in the 'Using CSV and json in python'.

I'm using the following script and using my own CSV file.

import csv import sys

with open('track_info.csv', newline='') as csvfile: track_reader = csv.reader(csvfile, delimiter = '|') rows = list(track_reader) for row in rows[::2]: print(', '.join(row))

I receive this error UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x81 in position 10: invalid start byte

Thanks in advance

Kind regards


1 Answer

Try -->

with open('museum.csv', newline='', encoding='utf-8') as csvfile: