[Tutor] A string-manipulation question
agilfoy at frontiernet.net
Fri Mar 30 01:15:24 CEST 2007
Hi. I want to learn how to "break down" a string into its component
words, and then process each word somehow.
Is there a way in Python to separate a string into its component words.
"I would like to convert an English string (sentence) into Pig Latin."
The Pig Latin conversion I think I can handle already (if not, I'll
cross that bridge when I come to it.) However, what I want help on is
how to make each word of the string a separate value, or at least make
it able to index the string by word, as opposed to the standard method
of strings being indexed by character.
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