Simple regexp problem
mwh at python.net
Thu Feb 21 18:10:26 CET 2002
Shane Hoversten <srh232 at nyu.edu> writes:
> Hi all,
> This question has gotta be real simple. I want to remove
> preceeding whitespace from a string. Seems like I should be able to
> say (using another example to make it easier to see):
> re.sub("^1", "", "11111junk")
re.sub("^1*", "", "11111junk")
Maybe you should have another look at the docs...
But you do know about .lstrip(), right?
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