How to split a complex sentence string, keeping the delimiter, but not also placing the demiiter where it shouldn’t be

I came across this snippet on Grepper: line = “” d = “>” s = [e+d for e in line.split(d) if e] print(s) #Output: #[““, “<...

octal to string – trouble

I just cannot seem to understand the solution to this problem given in an online course. I found the actual code that solves it, but I still don’t understand it. Could anyone explain to me a bit more …

How to convert a string describing time into seconds?

I’m trying to make a function to convert a time string (from the user) to seconds. what I would like to do is to let the user input the time as a string, like: “one hour and forty five minutes&…

Python – Fast count words in text from list of strings and that start with

I know that similar questions have been asked several times, but my problem is a bit different and I am looking for a time-efficient solution, in Python. I have a set of words, some of them end with …

Call Python function using dynamic string variables

I am trying to create a dynamic method executor, where I have a list that will always contain two elements. The first element is the name of the file, the second element is the name of the method to …

Import csv: remove filename from column names in first row

I am using Python 3.5. I have several csv files: The csv files are named according to a fixed structure. They have a fixed prefix (always the same) plus a varying filename part: …

Regex within Pandas DataFrame – finding minimum length between characters

Edit: Updated for reproducibility I am currently working within a Pandas DataFrame, with a list of strings held within each row of a column [Column A]. I am trying to extract the minimum distance …

Concatenating string to list iteratively

So I’m trying to concatenate a string to a list, but for some reason it only works for the very last values: labels_and_sents = [] for l in labels: for s in sents: sl = [l] + s …

How to access the complete string of a dtype object in a dataframe?

I am doing some webscraping (getting the plot of books on goodreads). I have this info in a tsv file. When i get that tsv file into a dataframe it looks like i loose the best part of my string. How …

Variable string inside variable name

I know this is a bad title, and I realize that dictionaries are usually the way to solve this, but I’m not sure how they would solve the issue in my particular case. I am using argsparse to collect …