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88.3. headerReport(): General information

This function displays the general file information from a DbfHeader object; see Section 90.2, “DbfHeader: Database header object”.

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def headerReport(fileName, header):
    '''Report general file information.

      [ (fileName is the file name) and
        (header is a dbf.DbfHeader object) ->
          sys.stdout  +:=  report on fileName and header ]

This report has a two-column format, with the label in the first column and the value in the second. The same format is used for each line.

    format = "%-20s %s"
    print format % ("File name", fileName)
    print format % ("Last update", header.lastUpdate)
    print format % ("Number of records", header.recordCount)
    print format % ("Record length", header.recordLength)
    print format % ("Number of fields", len(header.fields))