delete column content

Vlastimil Brom vlastimil.brom at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 19:48:54 CET 2009


2009/11/29 Francesco Pietra <francesco.pietra at accademialucchese.it>:
> Hi:
> How to replace with blank the single-character in column 21 of a pdb
> file (in pdb numbering it is column 22). Attached is an incomplete
> exercise with slices. I am unable to get real plain text with gmail.
>
> Thanks for help
>
> francesco pietra
>
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Do you mean something like

>>> line="abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"
>>> line[:21]+line[22:]
'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuwxyz'

?

vbr



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