Solihull Solihull -4 years ago 222
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 Source

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.

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