William Famy <william.famy at noos.fr> wrote: > Hi. > I am looking how to read in a string. > Ex > a='2000/12/28,24.3,87.1,65.4' > I whant to extract the 87.1. In C i would code by a > scanf("%s,%f,%f,%f\n"),... > How can i do this in python? I don't think there's any generic way. It would be nice to see something similar to scanf in Python.