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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

split list on the spaces

how to split Hi, i'm Treehouse on spaces?

full_name='Tea Kokot Klancnik'
name_list=['Tea', 'Kokot', 'Klancnik']

4 Answers

You are looking for the .split() method:

full_name='Tea Kokot Klancnik'
name_list= full_name.split(' ')
Anish Walawalkar
Anish Walawalkar
8,534 Points

you can use the .split() method. you can specify what you want to split the string on. In your chase you want to split on spaces:

full_name = 'Tea Kokot Klancnik'
name_list = full_name.split(' ')

say you wanted to to split on commas (,) then

full_name = 'John, Doe, April, Adams'
name_list = full_name.split(',')
Nitin George Cherian
Nitin George Cherian
4,410 Points

If you want to split on spaces, just use

full_name.split() # No arguments for split method

If no argument are specified, it splits by space by default

Sai Kiran Dasika
Sai Kiran Dasika
Courses Plus Student 7,278 Points

If you want to split on spaces you can just use this code.

a_string = "this is a string"

a_string = a_string.split(' ')

This will produce a result of

["this", "is", "a", "string"]