how to split text into lines?

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 07:26:04 CEST 2008


kj wrote:
> Sorry, I should have googled this first.  I just found splitlines()...
>
> Still, for my own edification, is there a way to achieve the same
> effect using re.split?

re.split(os.linesep, <string>) works the same as <string>.splitlines()

Neither retain the EOL for each line, though. The only way I'm aware
of is to re-add it:

[s+os.linesep for s in re.split(os.linesep, <string>)]

Was that what you were after?



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