Settings File Loading Class

Basic settings loader that provides easy to use functionality to load from simple configuration files that have take the following form on every line:

  • Option=Yes
  • Number=20
  • String=Whatever
class settings.Settings(target_file)[source]

The Settings loader class provides simple functionality to load from simple configuration files.


Initializes an instance of the Settings loader.

get_index(index=None, datatype=None)[source]

Returns a loaded configuration setting from the Settings loader.

Keyword arguments:
  • index – The name of the setting that is to be loaded from the file.
  • datatype – The datatype that is supposed to be used to represent this setting in the return value.

Returns all known indices. This is a list of the indices you would use in get_index().


Loads a configuration file from the hard disk.