Word Count. A Common Utility On Unix/linux Systems Is A Small Program Called "wc." This Program Analyzes A File To Determine The Number Of Lines, Words, And Characters Contained Therein. Write A Version Of Wc. The Program Should Accept A File Name As Input And Than Print Three Numbers Showing The Count Of Lines, Words, And Characters In The File. I use Gettysburg address.
#The number of lines, and the number of words. import string def main(): data = raw_input("Enter the path and name of your ") infile = file(data, 'r') data_file = infile.read() number_of_characters = len(data_file) print "The number of characters in your text is", number_of_characters list_of_words = string.split(data_file) number_of_words = len(list_of_words) print "The number of words in your text is", number_of_words infile.close() secondfile = file(data, 'r') line_of_text = secondfile.readlines() print line_of_text number_of_lines = len(lines_of_text) print "The number of lines in your text is" , number_of_lines infile.close() main()