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Finding text in a string

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  1. import os, string, StringIO
  3. results = "lgqgdBddddddoS"
  4. index1 = results.find("B")
  5. index2 = results.find("S")
  7. def extract(host, index1, index2):
  8.         return host.split(index1)[-1].split(index2)[0]
how do i go about finding all the text between b and s. thakns
Jan 27 '09 #1
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Simple: just type something like
print results[index1+1:index2]

Jan 27 '09 #2

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JCOSTA is correct. It's called slicing (s[i:j]). Slicing can be used on sequence types, including lists, strings, and tuples.
Jan 27 '09 #3

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