Parsing a string question....

Simon Brunning SBrunning at
Tue Oct 15 18:27:56 CEST 2002

> From:	Allan Waddington [SMTP:va3alw at]
> 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]
>>> mystring[0:14]


Simon Brunning
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