Solihull Solihull - 3 months ago 15
Python Question

How to remove all characters after a specific character in python?

I have a string. How do I remove all text after a certain character? (In this case

...
)

The text after will
...
change so I that's why I want to remove all characters after a certain one.

Answer

Split on your separator at most once, and take the first piece:

sep = '...'
rest = text.split(sep, 1)[0]

You didn't say what should happen if the separator isn't present. Both this and Alex's solution will return the entire string in that case.