How do I get a slice of a string held in a tuple?

Lorenzo lorenzo at excitement.com
Sun Apr 8 19:29:56 CEST 2007


In article <1176050876.835238.68560 at d57g2000hsg.googlegroups.com>,
 "mensanator at aol.com" <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:

> On Apr 8, 11:34?am, Lorenzo Thurman <lore... at diespammerhethurmans.com>
> wrote:
> > I have tuple which hold a string in tup[0]. I want to get a slice of
> > that string. I thought I would do something like:
> > tup[0][start:end]
> > But this fails.
> 
> No, it doesn't.
> 
> >>> a = ('abcdefg','hijkl')
> >>> a[0]
> 'abcdefg'
> >>> a[0][1:2]
> 'b'
> 
> 
> > How do I go about it?
> 
> Do it correctly. Post your actual example that fails
> and the related error message. Possibnly your indexes
> were out of range.
> 
> > I googled this and found a couple
> > of references, but no solution.
> 
> Well, there wouldn't be  a solution to a non-existent
> problem, would there?
> 
> > TIA

How would you get a slice of a[0] from your example? 'cde' for example?

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