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Prepend each line of a file with line number

Project description

Add line number to file, create a numbered dictionary object of a list and import numbered dictionary from a file list.


The script is available on PyPI. To install with pip:

pip install numberify


To use the script in command line:

numberify <filename>

To use as a python package:

>> from numberify.numberify import Numberify
>> nfy = Numberify()
>> nfy.numberify_data(['foo', 'bar'])
{1: 'foo', 2: 'bar'}
>> nfy.numberify_data(['foo', 'bar'], start=55)
{55: 'foo', 56: 'bar'}

Let a file afile.txt contain:


Import the file data numberifies as:

>> nfy.numberify_data('afile.txt')
{1: 'milk', 2: 'potatoes', 3: 'biscuits', 4: 'sugar'}
>> nfy.numberify_data('afile.txt', start=15)
{15: 'milk', 16: 'potatoes', 17: 'biscuits', 18: 'sugar'}

To numberify the whole file (apply changes to the file):

>> nfy.numberify_file('filename')


Run test:

python nosetests


For detailed docs of the package use python’s help utility.


This project is released under a GPL License.

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