String slices work only for first string character ?

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Tue Dec 16 14:44:52 CET 2008

On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 13:35:27 +0000
"Barak, Ron" <Ron.Barak at> 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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