PYTHON str_split

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Python replacement for PHP's str_split [ edit | history ]
for i in "Hello World":
    print i


Output:
H
e
l
l
o

W
o
r
l
d

or:

str = 'Hello World'
splitted = str.split(' ') # Returns a list: ['Hello', 'World']


Python function working exactly as its PHP counterpart:
import re  # import re module

def str_split(string, split_length=1):
    return filter(None, re.split('(.{1,%d})' % split_length, string))

PHP str_split

PHP original manual for str_split [ show | php.net ]

str_split

(PHP 5)

str_splitConvert a string to an array

Description

array str_split ( string $string [, int $split_length= 1 ] )

Converts a string to an array.

Parameters

string

The input string.

split_length

Maximum length of the chunk.

Return Values

If the optional split_length parameter is specified, the returned array will be broken down into chunks with each being split_length in length, otherwise each chunk will be one character in length.

FALSE is returned if split_length is less than 1. If the split_length length exceeds the length of string , the entire string is returned as the first (and only) array element.

Examples

Example #1 Example uses of str_split()

<?php

$str 
"Hello Friend";

$arr1 str_split($str);
$arr2 str_split($str3);

print_r($arr1);
print_r($arr2);

?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [0] => H
    [1] => e
    [2] => l
    [3] => l
    [4] => o
    [5] =>
    [6] => F
    [7] => r
    [8] => i
    [9] => e
    [10] => n
    [11] => d
)

Array
(
    [0] => Hel
    [1] => lo
    [2] => Fri
    [3] => end
)

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