[Tutor] Converting from unicode to nonstring
adam.jtm30 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 20:58:56 CEST 2010
On 14/10/10 19:29, David Hutto wrote:
> 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.
What do you mean by "without a string attached to it"?
Also using eval could be dangerous unless you're sure the stuff coming
out of your dbase is safe.
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