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I am trying to create subfolders and create a file inside last subfolder and write to the file

For eg:-
I want to create a folder "scripts26" and subfolder "folder" inside "scripts26" and create a file"test.txt" and write "This is a boy" to file.

1) It is creating folders as:-

C:\Users\admin\Desktop\scripts26\folder\test.txt

Note:-test.txt is also created as a subfolder inside folder
2)And failing with IO error

I have also tried unchecking the readonly permissions for scripts26 folder.But it resets when I check it again.Please help.

Here is the output of my program:-

=============== RESTART: C:/Users/admin/Desktop/scripts/de.py ===============
Path is created

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:/Users/admin/Desktop/scripts/de.py", line 6, in <module>
with open(mypath,"w") as x:
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'C:/Users/admin/Desktop/scripts26/folder/test.txt'
>>>

What I have tried:

My Code:-
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import os
mypath ="C:/Users/admin/Desktop/scripts26/folder/test.txt"
if not os.path.exists(mypath):
os.makedirs(mypath,0755);
print"Path is created"
with open(mypath,"w") as x:
x.write("This is a boy")
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Updated 16-Oct-18 3:07am

1 solution

You are using the file name as the name of the directory and then trying to write to it as if it was a file. You need to create the folder without the appended file name, thus:
Python
import os
mypath ="C:/Users/admin/Desktop/scripts26/folder"
if not os.path.exists(mypath):
    os.makedirs(mypath,0755)
    print"Path is created"
fname = mypath + "/" + "test.txt"
with open(fname,"w") as x:
    x.write("This is a boy")
 
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