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Validate CSV File In Python

Validate CSV File In Python

In this tutorial we will see how to validate CSV file in python programming so if you want the complete solution with code read this article till the end.

CSV is a file format which is used in excel spreadsheet so if you are working with csv files in python then you need to validate it before processing.

So to validate a CSV file in python I will use pandas library it is a very powerful library when comes to data analysis so let’s see the code to do it.

Python Script To Validate CSV File

import pandas as pd

    df = pd.read_csv('test.csv')
    print("CSV file is valid")
except Exception as e:
    print(f"CSV file not valid: {e}")

Above is the python code to validate a csv file as you can see it is a small program you can test this program on your computer or using an online compiler.

The above program needs you to install pandas library so you can do it by using the below command paste it in your terminal.

pip install pandas

The code is very simple as you can see I have wrapped the code in try and exception statement. In the try it will try to read the csv file so if any error occurs while trying to read then it will throw an error in the exception statement where I print file is not valid with the error.

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