How to Split a String in Python?


Split a String in Python

Make use of the split() method to split a string in Python,

By default when you do not pass any argument to the split method, the string is split by whitespace.

Example: Split Python String using whitespace
"""
Sprint String in Python

Author: Code2care.org
Date: 03-Apr-2022
Version: 1.0

"""

my_string ="Hello there! Welcome to Python Programming!"
my_string_list = my_string.split()

for str in my_string_list:
  print(str)
Output:
Hello
there!
Welcome
to
Python
Programming!

If you want to split a string using other characters like comma, semi-colon, pipe, new-line character or anything else, you can pass that delimited as an argument to the split method,

Example: Split Python String using comma
my_string ="Python,Java,PHP,SharePoint"
my_string_list = my_string.split(",")

for str in my_string_list:
  print(str)
Example: Split Python String using semi-colon
my_string ="Python;Java;PHP;SharePoint"
my_string_list = my_string.split(";")

for str in my_string_list:
  print(str)
Example: Split Python String using new line characters (\r \n \r\n)
my_string ="Welcome\nto\ncode2care"

my_string_list = my_string.split("\n")

for str in my_string_list:
  print(str)
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