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#!/usr/bin/env python
"""Takes a file as sys.arg[1] as input and returns a wordcount,
character count, and sentence count.
Argv: filename
import re
import sys
import os
class WC:
"""Conducts character, word, and letter count of object"""
def __init__(self, filename):
self.filename = filename
def open_file(self, filename):
"""Opens a file object to be used across the class"""
with open(filename, 'r') as f:
file_contents =
return file_contents
def word_count(self):
"""Returns a file's word count"""
wc_file = self.open_file(self.filename)
return ("Words:", len(wc_file.split()))
def sentence_count(self):
"""Returns a file's sentence count"""
sc_file = self.open_file(self.filename)
return ("Sentences:", sc_file.count('.') + sc_file.count('!') + sc_file.count('?'))
def letter_count(self):
"""Returns a file's character count, excluding punctuation"""
letter_counter = 0
pattern = r'[\W]' # excluding all punctuation
cc_file = self.open_file(self.filename)
total_words = cc_file.split()
for word in total_words:
for letter in word:
if not, letter):
letter_counter += 1
return ("Letters:", letter_counter)
def counts(self):
print(self.word_count(), '\n', self.sentence_count(), '\n', self.letter_count())
if __name__ == '__main__':
alice = WC(sys.argv[1])