Python Equivalent for dd & fold

Michiel Overtoom motoom at xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 15 18:47:13 CEST 2009


seldan24 wrote:

> what can I use as the equivalent for the Unix 'fold' command?

def fold(s,len):
     while s:
         print s[:len]
         s=s[len:]

s="A very long string indeed. Really that long? Indeed."
fold(s,10)

Output:

A very lon
g string i
ndeed. Rea
lly that l
ong? Indee
d.

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