Commit 1a1869a9 authored by TimmDay's avatar TimmDay
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updated cursor_tutorial with extended_tweet instructions

parent dfa8e1ed
......@@ -87,7 +87,23 @@ What if you only want n items or pages returned? You pass into the items() or pa
# Only iterate through the first 200 statuses
for status in tweepy.Cursor(api.user_timeline).items(200):
# Only iterate through the first 3 pages
for page in tweepy.Cursor(api.user_timeline).pages(3):
Include Tweets > 140 Characters
Since twitter increased the maximum characters allowed in a tweet from 140 to 280, you may notice that tweets greater than 140 characters are truncated with a ...
If you want your results to include the full text of the long tweets make these simple changes:
- add the argument tweet_mode='extended' to your Cursor object call
- change your usages of .text to .full_text
.. code-block :: python
# example code
tweets = tweepy.Cursor(, tweet_mode='extended')
for tweet in tweets:
content = tweet.full_text
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