how to truncate to get the 1st 5 chars from a string

Xavier Ho contact at xavierho.com
Thu Sep 24 05:11:06 CEST 2009


On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 1:05 PM, MacRules <MacRules at none.com> wrote:

> s="1234abcd"
> s.range(0..4)
> 1234a
>
> Is there a string function like this?
>
>
Use the slice.

>>> s = "1234abcd"
>>> s[:5]
'1234a'

Cheers,
Xav
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