Problem splitting a string

Jason Stitt jason at pengale.com
Sat Oct 15 06:58:06 CEST 2005


On Oct 14, 2005, at 11:52 PM, Anthony Liu wrote:

> I have this simple string:
>
> mystr = 'this_NP is_VL funny_JJ'
>
> I want to split it and give me a list as
>
> ['this', 'NP', 'is', 'VL', 'funny', 'JJ']
>
> 1. I tried mystr.split('_| '), but this gave me:
>
> ['this_NP is_VL funny_JJ']

Try re.split, as in:

import re
re.split('_| ', mystr)

-Jason
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