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A Python script to download all the tweets of a hashtag into a csv
import tweepy
import csv
import pandas as pd
####input your credentials here
consumer_key = ''
consumer_secret = ''
access_token = ''
access_token_secret = ''
auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
auth.set_access_token(access_token, access_token_secret)
api = tweepy.API(auth,wait_on_rate_limit=True)
#####United Airlines
# Open/Create a file to append data
csvFile = open('ua.csv', 'a')
#Use csv Writer
csvWriter = csv.writer(csvFile)
for tweet in tweepy.Cursor(api.search,q="#unitedAIRLINES",count=100,
lang="en",
since="2017-04-03").items():
print (tweet.created_at, tweet.text)
csvWriter.writerow([tweet.created_at, tweet.text.encode('utf-8')])
@lcontini
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I am getting the below error at this line: csvFile = open('askgretawhy.csv', 'a')

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1, in
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'askgretawhy.csv'

Please help me understand where is the issue.

It’s most likely you don’t have the appropriate permissions to write/overwrite file askgretawhy.csv or to write on the current folder where the program runs.

If the file already exists, I suggest to run chmod 777 askgretawhy.csv and try again. If not, try giving less strict permissions to the current folder, if you can.

@ashex08
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ashex08 commented Feb 17, 2021

I am getting the below error at this line: csvFile = open('askgretawhy.csv', 'a')
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1, in
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'askgretawhy.csv'
Please help me understand where is the issue.

It’s most likely you don’t have the appropriate permissions to write/overwrite file askgretawhy.csv or to write on the current folder where the program runs.

If the file already exists, I suggest to run chmod 777 askgretawhy.csv and try again. If not, try giving less strict permissions to the current folder, if you can.

How do I change the permissions? I am working on basic Python editor and do not know where can I create the file for Python to read it.

@riiyasharmaa
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File "C:/Users/hp/Documents/1.py", line 5
consumer_key ='249QYJU8UqoS364VqIOoWmpJQ'
^
IndentationError: unexpected indent

Getting this error please help
ASAP!

@mindyng
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mindyng commented May 21, 2021

@riiyasharmaa you might need to unindent (tab to the left)

@fakemaria
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Many thanks for the crawler mate, I was looking for it and didn´t have time to spend on it.

cheers

@Nathalie91
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I get This error from Python :
SyntaxError: (unicode error) 'unicodeescape' codec can't decode bytes in position 22-23: truncated \UXXXXXXXX escape
Any help please !!

@Nathalie91
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Hello,
how we can add the geolocalisation like : France to this script and more filters in the search ???

@coder-nooby
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AttributeError Traceback (most recent call last)
C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp/ipykernel_11192/3895188609.py in
19 #Use csv Writer
20 csvWriter = csv.writer(csvFile)
---> 21 for tweet in tweepy.Cursor(api.search, q="#unitedAIRLINES",count=100, lang="en", since="2021-09-14").items():
22 print (tweet.created_at, tweet.text)
23 csvWriter.writerow([tweet.created_at, tweet.text.encode('utf-8')])

AttributeError: 'API' object has no attribute 'search'

I am using the latest version of Anaconda Navigator 2.10 and jupyter Notebook 6.4.4.

I have regenerated API tokens. How do should I fix this?

@ansegura7
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AttributeError Traceback (most recent call last) C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp/ipykernel_11192/3895188609.py in 19 #Use csv Writer 20 csvWriter = csv.writer(csvFile) ---> 21 for tweet in tweepy.Cursor(api.search, q="#unitedAIRLINES",count=100, lang="en", since="2021-09-14").items(): 22 print (tweet.created_at, tweet.text) 23 csvWriter.writerow([tweet.created_at, tweet.text.encode('utf-8')])

AttributeError: 'API' object has no attribute 'search'

I am using the latest version of Anaconda Navigator 2.10 and jupyter Notebook 6.4.4.

I have regenerated API tokens. How do should I fix this?

I am getting the exact error reported above.

I had to upgrade my version of Anaconda and then installed tweepy version 4.1.0 and from there the following command is not working for me:

tweepy.Cursor(api.search, q=ht, since=since_date_str).items()

Any idea how to solve it? do I have to go back to a previous version of tweepy? if so, which version?

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