I have the following string:
How can I get the last four characters and store them in a string using Python?
>>>mystr = "abcdefghijkl" >>>mystr[-4:] 'ijkl'
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.