The Question :
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I have the following string:
How can I get the last four characters and store them in a string using Python?
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The Answer 1
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>>>mystr = "abcdefghijkl"
This slices the string’s last 4 characters. The -4 starts the range from the string’s end. A modified expression with
[:-4] removes the same 4 characters from the end of the string:
For more information on slicing see this Stack Overflow answer.
The Answer 2
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str = "aaaaabbbb"
newstr = str[-4:]
See : http://codepad.org/S3zjnKoD