Parsing a string question....

Simon Brunning SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 18:27:56 CEST 2002


> From:	Allan Waddington [SMTP:va3alw at rac.ca]
> 
> I have a string that is 30 characters long.  What function would I use to
> look at characters 15 to 25 or 1 to 14 in this string?
> 
> Thanks for the help.
 
You want string slicing:

>>> mystring = '123456789012345678901234567890'
>>> mystring[14:25]
'56789012345'
>>> mystring[0:14]
'12345678901234'

See
<http://www.python.org/doc/current/tut/node5.html#SECTION0051200000000000000
00>.

Cheers,
Simon Brunning
TriSystems Ltd.
sbrunning at trisystems.co.uk




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