String slices work only for first string character ?

Barak, Ron Ron.Barak at lsi.com
Tue Dec 16 14:51:10 CET 2008


Hi Mr. Cain,
Mae culpa: obviously, I erroneously understood the number after the ':' as the string length.
Thanks,
Ron.

-----Original Message-----
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain [mailto:darcy at druid.net]
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 15:45
To: Barak, Ron
Cc: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: String slices work only for first string character ?

On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 13:35:27 +0000
"Barak, Ron" <Ron.Barak at lsi.com> wrote:
> Can any one explain why the following string slice works only for the first character, but not for any other ?

I think that you need to reread the docs on slices.

> print "|"+data[0:1]+"|"
> print "|"+data[1:1]+"|"

If you want the second character use "data[1:2]".

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