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How to swap characters from a string?

on 2/3/15, 5:59 AM 1,383 views

Hi Friends,

I have to swap set of characters.For example:

"6361" this  must be swapped as 6163.How we can achieve this?



Anil R. Kesariya
On 2/3/15, 7:53 AM

Hello vadivel,

I agree with Stephen Ans. this is not odoo question this is related to python code. you can right python code to replace your later.

Here you Go! I have written sample method which will swap your latter in string. this will not only work for your number 3 and number 1.

I have written dynamic progrma which will ask for user Input which latter to be replace in string.

def swap_letter( a, b, dt):

    left_val_idx = []
    right_val_idx = []
    for d in dt:
        if d == a:
        elif d == b:

    swaped_word = ""

    for d in dt:

        if dt.index(d) in left_val_idx:
            swaped_word += b
        elif dt.index(d) in right_val_idx:
            swaped_word += a
            swaped_word += d

    return swaped_word

data = "686934543222133457768"

#Pass your two latter to be swap in string/word and your string as argument This will work for any case.

swap_data = swap_letter("8","9", data)

print "Swap DData ::",swap_data

Hope this will help.



On 2/3/15, 6:42 AM

Hi vadivel..

      There are some ways to swap characters.i give you some examples below:


1.           temp = "6361"
              print temp[2:]+ temp [:2]

2.           s="6361"
              swapped=''.join([s[int(i)] for i in swap_seq])
              print swapped


Hope this will help you

Stephen Mack
On 2/3/15, 6:30 AM

These really are not Odoo questions, they are Python questions.  You should consider searching and posting these type of questions on stackoverflow.com.

There are a lot of smart programmers willing to help over there.

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