Split

Fredrik Lundh effbot at telia.com
Wed Apr 19 00:13:39 CEST 2000


Penpal International <ppi at searchy.net> wrote:
> I've already managed to split a string with this:
>
> split = regsub.split(line,'\s+')

footnote:

    split = string.split(line)

is faster (in 1.6, line.split() is even better)

> I should get something like this as result:
>
> ['This', 'is', 'a', 'test', 'short', 'and', 'sweet', 'of', 'split', '']
>
> But how can I print only the 5th for example?

print split[4]

for more on lists, read section 3.1.3 of the tutorial
(again?):

    http://www.python.org/doc/current/tut/node5.html

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