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For some reason my code is having trouble opening a simple file:

This is the code:

file1 = open('recentlyUpdated.yaml')

And the error is:

IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'recentlyUpdated.yaml'

  • Naturally, I checked that this is the correct name of the file.

  • I have tried moving around the file, giving open() the full path to the file and none of it seems to work.

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To get rid of this error you can try using os.listdir() function to check that at least python sees the file.

file1 = open(r'Drive:\Dir\recentlyUpdated.yaml')

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