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replacing substrings within strings

Diez B. Roggisch
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      02-14-2007 Removed) wrote:

> Diez B. Roggisch:
>> That's the price to pay for immutable strings.

> Right, but CPython has array.array("c") too. Using Diez Roggisch's
> code:

Ahhh, ze arrayz. I alwayz forget about the arrayz.

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Paul McGuire
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On Feb 14, 6:08 am, "amadain" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> Hi
> I was wondering if there was a nicer way to swap the first 2
> characters in a string with the 4th and 5th characters other than:
> darr=list("010203040506")
> aarr=darr[:2]
> barr=darr[4:6]
> darr[:2]=barr
> darr[4:6]=aarr
> result="".join(darr)
> The above code works fine but I was wondering if anybody had another
> way of doing this?
> A

"4th and 5th characters" -> darr[4:6]

You must be referring to the leading '0' as the 0th character, then.

-- Paul

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