download_file_from_url

halotools.utils.download_file_from_url(url, fname)[source] [edit on github]

Function to download a file from the web to a specific location, and print a progress bar along the way.

Parameters:

url : string

web location of desired file, e.g., http://www.some.website.com/somefile.txt.

fname : string

Location and filename to store the downloaded file, e.g., /Users/username/dirname/possibly_new_filename.txt