Howto parse a string using a char in python
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Feb 16 00:20:06 CET 2013
On 15/02/2013 23:04, Steve Goodwin wrote:
> 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?
> Thank you.
> - Spoog98
More likely a visit to the opticians :) See
http://docs.python.org/2/library/stdtypes.html#string-methods for the
find and index methods.
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