Monday, June 29, 2020

Python String split() Method



Hello guys! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python String split() method.

Python string split() method returns a list of all the words in the string, using str as the separator (splits on all whitespace if it is left unspecified), optionally limiting the number of the splits to num.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax for Python String split() method -

str.split(str=" ",  num=string.count(str) )


Parameter Details

  • str - This is the splitter, by default it is space.
  • num - This is number of lines minus one.

Return Value

Returns a list of lines.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "Line1-abcdef \nLine2-abc \nLine4-abcd";
print str.split( )
print str.split(' ', 1 )

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

['Line1-abcdef', 'Line2-abc', 'Line4-abcd']
['Line1-abcdef', '\nLine2-abc \nLine4-abcd']


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In my next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python String splitlines() method.

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