How to delete a last character from a string
kyosohma at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 20:41:45 CEST 2008
On Aug 29, 1:28 pm, dudeja.ra... at gmail.com wrote:
> Sorry : Earlier mail had a typo in Subject line which might look
> in-appropriate to my friends
> I've a list some of whose elements with character \.
> I want to delete this last character from the elements that have this
> character set at their end,
> I have written a small program, unfortunately this does not work:
> dirListFinal = 
> for item in dirList:
> print item
> if item.endswith('\\') == True:
> item = item[0:-1] # This one I googled and
> found to remove the last character /
> item.endswith() does not seem to be working.
> Please help
Try something like this:
>>> x = 'test\\'
>>> if x.endswith('\\'):
x = x[:-1]
This works with Python 2.5.2 on Windows XP.
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