Replacing last comma in 'C1, C2, C3' with 'and' so that it reads 'C1, C2 and C3'
Brian van den Broek
bvande at po-box.mcgill.ca
Tue Jul 12 09:03:44 CEST 2005
Ric Da Force said unto the world upon 12/07/2005 02:43:
> I have a string such as 'C1, C2, C3'. Without assuming that each bit of
> text is of fixed size, what is the easiest way to change this list so that
> it reads:
> 'C1, C2 and C3' regardless of the length of the string.
> Regards and sorry for the newbie question,
the rsplit method of strings should get you going:
>>> data = "the first bit, then the second, finally the third"
>>> chunks = data.rsplit(',', 1)
['the first bit, then the second', ' finally the third']
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