How do I split strings in Python?

There are at least five ways to split a string in Python. The simplest and most commonly used method is a string.split(), which by default splits a Python string into a list of substrings using spaces, tabs, and line breaks. Another popular options for splitting strings are the string.splitlines() method and Regular Expressions. In some rare cases, you can split a Python string using the range operator [] to take a subrange of characters from the string. In this Python Split String example, we use the string.split() method to split the string. Other splitting options are presented below, with detailed examples and a description of each. Click Execute to run the Python Split String Example online and see the result.
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