method, mode='r', encoding=None, newline=None)[source]#

Open and return file-like object.

If path is an URL, it will be downloaded, stored in the DataSource directory and opened from there.


Local file path or URL to open.

mode{‘r’, ‘w’, ‘a’}, optional

Mode to open path. Mode ‘r’ for reading, ‘w’ for writing, ‘a’ to append. Available modes depend on the type of object specified by path. Default is ‘r’.

encoding{None, str}, optional

Open text file with given encoding. The default encoding will be what uses.

newline{None, str}, optional

Newline to use when reading text file.

outfile object

File object.