How to use 'python string split' in Python

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1287def split(a, sep=None, maxsplit=None):
1288 """
1289 For each element in `a`, return a list of the words in the
1290 string, using `sep` as the delimiter string.
1291
1292 Calls `str.split` element-wise.
1293
1294 Parameters
1295 ----------
1296 a : array_like of str or unicode
1297
1298 sep : str or unicode, optional
1299 If `sep` is not specified or `None`, any whitespace string is a
1300 separator.
1301
1302 maxsplit : int, optional
1303 If `maxsplit` is given, at most `maxsplit` splits are done.
1304
1305 Returns
1306 -------
1307 out : ndarray
1308 Array of list objects
1309
1310 See also
1311 --------
1312 str.split, rsplit
1313
1314 """
1315 # This will return an array of lists of different sizes, so we
1316 # leave it as an object array
1317 return _vec_string(
1318 a, object_, 'split', [sep] + _clean_args(maxsplit))
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285def rsplit(a_string, sep=None, maxsplit=None):
286 parts = a_string.split(sep)
287 if maxsplit is None or len(parts) <= maxsplit:
288 return parts
289 maxsplit_index = len(parts) - maxsplit
290 non_splitted_part = sep.join(parts[:maxsplit_index])
291 splitted = parts[maxsplit_index:]
292 return [non_splitted_part] + splitted

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