parsing tabs in a string
andrew.thompson at ashecastle.com
Mon Sep 23 19:22:29 CEST 2002
You might find it easier to split up the line first into a collection of
fields using the tab-delimiter, and then just access the collection
As an array :
aString='abc \t def \t xyz \t'
anArray = string.split ( aString , '\t')
anArray now equals
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On Behalf Of Andrew Alzner
Sent: 23 September 2002 18:11
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Subject: parsing tabs in a string
I'm getting to know Python and have a quick question for something I
I'm trying to parse information extracted from a spreadsheet which is
tab separated. Here is a simplified version of what I have:
I thought the second .find should return the second occurence of "\t".
To get the index of the second tab I have to type:
This doesn't make sense to me. Can someone help me please.
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