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I want to sort my leaderboard

+2 votes
asked Apr 7 by Jezrin Jacob (170 points)
1. CSV file needs to be sorted.

2. Only the top 5 scores should be displayed

A snipet of my code:

file= list(csv.reader(open('Leaderboard.csv')))
print('This is the current leaderboard...')
print ('Name       Score')
tmp1 =[]
count1=0
for row in file:
    tmp1.append(row)
    names = str (tmp1[count1][0])
    names1 = str(tmp1[count1][1])
    count1= count1+1
    print (names + '         ' + names1)

The output:

This is the current leaderboard...
Name       Score
jazz         10
kyle         10
leah         13
page         11
roll         16
mate         11
pole         13

1 Answer

0 votes
answered Apr 8 by Peter Minarik (63,180 points)
selected Apr 10 by Jezrin Jacob
 
Best answer

You should not print out the read (name, score) pairs, but rather store them in a list.

When you have read all the elements, you can sort the list backward.

Look at Example 3 here plus apply reverse = True sorting parameter.

After this, you can take the top 5 elements from your list.

Now it's your turn to get this coded.

Good luck!

commented Apr 10 by Jezrin Jacob (170 points)
Thanks a lot! I'll try that.
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