Python string rsplit














































Python string rsplit



Python String : rsplit()


This article demonstrates how to use of rsplit() method in string.

The rsplit() method splits string from the right at the specified separator and returns a list of strings.


Syntax :

string.rsplit(separator,maxsplit)


Parameter Values :

ParameterDescription
separatorOptional . The is a delimiter. The rsplit() method splits string starting from the right at the specified separator.
If the separator is not specified, any whitespace (space, newline etc.) string is a separator
.
maxsplitOptional . The maxsplit defines the maximum number of splits.
The default value of maxsplit is -1, meaning, no limit on the number of splits.



Returns :

The rsplit() breaks the string at the separator starting from the right and returns a list of strings.


Sample Code :
1.
text= 'I am working at cppsecrets'

# splits at space
print(text.rsplit())

grocery = 'Milk, Chicken, Bread'

# splits at ','
print(grocery.rsplit(', '))

# Splitting at ':'
print(grocery.rsplit(':'))

Output :
['I', 'am', 'working', 'at', 'cppsecrets']
['Milk', 'Chicken', 'Bread']
['Milk, Chicken, Bread'] 



2.
grocery = 'Milk, Chicken, Bread, Butter'

# maxsplit: 2
print(grocery.rsplit(', '2))

# maxsplit: 1
print(grocery.rsplit(', '1))

# maxsplit: 5
print(grocery.rsplit(', '5))

# maxsplit: 0
print(grocery.rsplit(', '0))
Output :
['Milk, Chicken', 'Bread', 'Butter'] 
['Milk, Chicken, Bread', 'Butter'] 
['Milk', 'Chicken', 'Bread', 'Butter'] 
['Milk, Chicken, Bread, Butter'] 



Hence,we can see above that the rsplit() function return a list of the words in the string, using separator as the delimiter string. If maxsplit is given, at most maxsplit splits are done, the rightmost ones. If separator is not specified or None, any whitespace string is a separator.


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