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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

Split Method

I Try this solution but its not working ....

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sandaes = available.split(;)

1 Answer

Vaibhav, the semi-colon must be in quotes:

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")

And sundaes needs to be spelled correctly -- the editor can be VERY picky!