Strings show as brackets with a 'u'.

Thomas Jollans t at jollybox.de
Sun Jul 24 03:06:09 CEST 2011


On 24/07/11 02:52, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> 
> It's probably a list containing a single unicode string.
> 
> You can pull the first element from the list with n[0].
> 
> To print a unicode string in 2.x without the u stuff:
> 
> print u'174'.encode('ISO-8859-1')

just
>>> print u'174'
will do.

Encoding the string by hand is only useful if Python doesn't know the
terminal's encoding, but you do.

> 
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 5:33 PM, goldtech <goldtech at worldpost.com
> <mailto:goldtech at worldpost.com>> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Hi,
> 
>     >>> n
>     [u'174']
>     >>>
> 
>     Probably newbie question but not sure how suppress the brackets and
>     the 'u' ? I assume pyhon is telling me it's a unicode string in the n
>     variable.
> 
>      I'm using using Idle on winXP, activestate 2.7. Is there a way to
>     suppress this and just show 174  in the shell ?
>     A script reading data and assigns 174 to n via some regex. Links on
>     this appreciated - I've tried to understand unicode before, will keep
>     trying...thanks.
> 
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