removing text string

Adam Pletcher adam.pletcher at volition-inc.com
Wed Sep 10 20:08:56 CEST 2008


You just want to drop the last two characters?  Slice it.

>>> s = "080829-7_A"[:-2]
>>> print s
080829-7

- Adam

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> Subject: removing text string
> 
> I need to remove text string from the list of the numbers mentioned
> below:
> 
> 080829-7_A
> 070529-5_c
> 080824-7_O
> 070405_6_p
> 
> The output will be : 080829-7
>                      070529-5
> 		         080824-7
>                      070405-6
> 
> Any idea is highly appreciated.
> 
> 
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