get a field

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Feb 15 17:54:22 CET 2010


mierdatutis mi wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have this:
> 
> pe="http://www.rtve.es/mediateca/videos/20100211/saber-comer---patatas-castellanas-costillas-11-02-10/691046.shtml"
> 
> 
> I would like to extract this: 691046.shtml
> 
> But is dynamically. Not always have the same lenght the string.
> 
> Could you help me how could I do extract this in python?
> 
> Many thanks and sorry for my English!
> 

>>> s = "http://server/path/to/file/file.shtml"
>>> s.rfind("/")         # finds rightmost "/"
26
>>> s[s.rfind("/")+1:]   # substring starting after "/"
'file.shtml'
>>>

regards
 Steve
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