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Python if statement exclude "--" values

AndyC1000 asked
Last Modified: 2015-03-03
Dear all,

I'm reading data from a netcdf file, I've noticed some fields are written to my file as "--".

When I print the row to the console its value is:
[-33.939999, 151.03918, masked, masked, masked, masked, masked, masked, masked]

I've tried the below code block to check if the row doesn't contain masked or "--" and write those values.  Its not working!

How do I exclude or check for those values?


if "masked" not in content:
   print content

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