Need a specific sort of string modification. Can someone help?

Nick Mellor thebalancepro at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 06:30:06 CET 2013


Oops!

"You skip 2 + 11 characters, 2 digits in "12" and 11 letters following. And incidentally in: "

should read:

"You skip 2 + 11 characters, 2 digits in "11" and 11 letters following. And incidentally in: "

N

On Saturday, 5 January 2013 19:35:26 UTC+11, Sia  wrote:
> I have strings such as:
> 
> 
> 
> tA.-2AG.-2AG,-2ag
> 
> or
> 
> .+3ACG.+5CAACG.+3ACG.+3ACG
> 
> 
> 
> The plus and minus signs are always followed by a number (say, i). I want python to find each single plus or minus, remove the sign, the number after it and remove i characters after that. So the two strings above become:
> 
> 
> 
> tA..,
> 
> and
> 
> ...
> 
> 
> 
> How can I do that?
> 
> Thanks.



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