[Tutor] Converting from unicode to nonstring

David Hutto smokefloat at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 20:29:58 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Sander Sweers <sander.sweers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14 October 2010 16:14, David Hutto <smokefloat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> (u'graph1', u'Line', u'222', u'BLUE', u'1,2,3,4', u'True', u'0,5,0,10')
>> Which is a tuple of unicode strings. From this I
>> need to place portions of the tuple into other fields,
>> but not as unicode strings, but literals no ''.
>> For example if I have the following line:
>> self.lines = self.newplot.plot([1,2,3,4])
> So you want convert string u'1,2,3,4' to a list of ints [1,2,3,4]?
> Then the below will work.
> [int(n) for n in u'1,2,3,4'.replace(',', '')]

Actually, I needed it to be converted to something without a string
attached to it. See a post above, and it was fixed by eval(),

Thanks though. And I'm sure at some point this morning in a moment of
frustration rather than logic, I tried your approach.

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