[Tutor] removing whole numbers from text

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Sat Aug 2 20:02:50 CEST 2008

Alan Gauld wrote:
> "Dinesh B Vadhia" <dineshbvadhia at hotmail.com> wrote
>> I want to remove whole numbers from text but retain numbers
>> attached to words.
> Is this a homework?
> If so we can only offer suggestions to direction but not give solutions.
>> What is the best to do this using re?
> Yes, use re to define a pattern then use sub() to replace with
> an empty string

If you're having trouble with writing regular expressions, you can 
either use http://www.weitz.de/regex-coach/ (Regex-coach) or Emacs 
re-builder mode for some interactive training.


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