[SOLVED] There has to be a better way to split this string!

Anthony Papillion anthony at cajuntechie.org
Tue Feb 9 20:40:21 EST 2016


On 02/09/2016 07:26 PM, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> 
> I am using datetime.now() to create a unique version of a filename.
> When the final file is named, it will look something like:
> 
> myfile-2015-02-09-19-08-45-4223
> 
> Notice I'm replacing all of the "."'s, " "'s, and ":"'s returned by
> datetime.now() with "-"'s. I'm doing that using the following code but
> it's freaking ugly and I KNOW there is a better way to do it. I just
> can't seem to think of it right now. Can anyone help? What is the
> "right", or at least, less ugly, way to do this task?

Found the solution in strftime(). Exactly what I was looking for.





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