'string'.strip(chars)-like function that removes from the middle?
larry.bates at websafe.com`
Mon Jun 16 18:35:52 CEST 2008
Ethan Furman wrote:
> The strip() method of strings works from both ends towards the middle.
> Is there a simple, built-in way to remove several characters from a
> string no matter their location? (besides .replace() ;)
> For example:
> .strip --> 'www.example.com'.strip('cmowz.')
> .??? --> --- 'www.example.com'.strip('cmowz.')
>>> removeChars = ';j'
>>> filter(lambda c: c not in removeChars, x)
a list comprehension
>>> ''.join([c for c in x if c not in ';'])
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