convert string number to real number - ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: '"2"'

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Sat Mar 1 00:12:31 CET 2008

On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 13:32:15 -0800 (PST)
"SPGIMail at" <SPGIMail at> wrote:
> > You have to get rid of the double quotes first.
> you mean replace them with nothing?
> li[4].replace('"','')

Sure, that will do.  However, look at the csv module for another way of
handling this.

> once i do that, i should be able to use them as numbers.

You still need to apply int() or float() to the result.

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