How do I save and restore multiple variables in python?

If you need to save multiple objects, you can simply put them in a single list, or tuple, for instance:

import pickle

# obj0, obj1, obj2 are created here...

# Saving the objects:
with open('objs.pkl', 'w') as f:  # Python 3: open(..., 'wb')
    pickle.dump([obj0, obj1, obj2], f)

# Getting back the objects:
with open('objs.pkl') as f:  # Python 3: open(..., 'rb')
    obj0, obj1, obj2 = pickle.load(f)

If you have a lot of data, you can reduce the file size by passing protocol=-1 to dump(); pickle will then use the best available protocol instead of the default historical (and more backward-compatible) protocol. In this case, the file must be opened in binary mode (wb and rb, respectively).

The binary mode should also be used with Python 3, as its default protocol produces binary (i.e. non-text) data (writing mode 'wb' and reading mode 'rb').

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