Regular Expression - Maya strings
String Handling example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: grab Module: Y108
This is an example of Python's Regular Expressions in use
to decode information returned by Autocad / Maya - as
demonstrated on a training course, November 2008 """
# Some samples of the strings that Maya can produce
stuff = ["pcube.f",
# The general pattern we are to look for
looklike = r'([a-z]+)\.([a-z]+)\[([^\]]+)\]'
el_matcher = re.compile(looklike,re.IGNORECASE)
# Finding all matched in each line
for thing in stuff:
zz = el_matcher.findall(thing)
for matt in zz:
for part in matt:
print(part + " - ", end = " ")
print("\nnah " + thing)
""" Sample output
WomanWithCat:y108 grahamellis$ python3 grab
*** yay pcube.f
pcube - f - 15 -
*** yay sphere.v[32:58] sphere.h[34:60]
sphere - v - 32:58 - sphere - h - 34:60 -
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