Thursday, July 23, 2020

Python File isatty() Method with example

Hello guys! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about Python File isatty() method.

Python file isatty() method returns True if the file is connected to a tty (-like) device, else False.  


The following below is the syntax for Python File isatty() method -

fileObject.isatty( );

Parameter Details

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns True if the file is connected to a tty (-like) device, else it returns False.


The following below is a simple example -


# Open a file
fo = open("foo.txt", "wb")
print "Name of the file: ",

ret = fo.isatty()
print "Return value : ", ret

# Close opend file

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Name of the file:  foo.txt
Return value :  False

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In my next tutorial, we are going to be studying about the Python File next Method.

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