How do I get a substring of a string in Python

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Is there a way to substring a string in Python, to get a new string from the third character to the end of the string?

Maybe like myString[2:end]?

If leaving the second part means 'till the end', and if you leave the first part, does it start from the start?
Nov 26, 2020 in Python by anonymous
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>>> x = "Hello World!"
>>> x[2:]
'llo World!'
>>> x[:2]
'He'
>>> x[:-2]
'Hello Worl'
>>> x[-2:]
'd!'
>>> x[2:-2]
'llo Worl'

Python calls this concept "slicing" and it works on more than just strings. 

answered Nov 26, 2020 by Gitika
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