Removing Control characters

Bjorn Pettersen BPettersen at NAREX.com
Mon Jan 6 18:37:16 CET 2003


> From: Amol Sonaikar [mailto:amol at kenati.com] 
>
> In your reply below you have used chr(8) to identify ^H. Can 
> I use same 
> function chr(8) in if statement
[...]
> Currently I am getting following error. What can be the correct syntax
> 
>     if str1[i] == chr(8)
>                        ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax

You're missing the colon at the end of the line. If you want, you can
probably file a bug report on SourceForge that the error message isn't
very beginner friendly...
(http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=5470&atid=105470, you'll need
to create a user and/or log in before you can file bugs).

-- bjorn





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