Checking whether a file exists, and things about it ...
File Handling example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: pstat.py Module: Y110
name = raw_input("What file system object? ")
about = os.stat(name)
print "Size of file is "+str(about)+ " bytes"
print "File does not exist of is not accessible"
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