Howto parse a string using a char in python
gordon at panix.com
Sat Feb 16 00:11:52 CET 2013
In <511ebf0c$0$21334$9a6e19ea at unlimited.newshosting.com> "Steve Goodwin" <sgoodwin at cfl.rr.com> writes:
> I am looking for the python2.7 function(s) to parse a string from a colon
> character ":"
> Sounds simple enough.
> For example, a string like "123456:789". I just need the "123456"
> substring.(left of the :)
> I have looked at regular expressions and string functions, so far no luck.
> Custom function required?
Use the split() string function.
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