numpy.char.split#

char.split(a, sep=None, maxsplit=None)[source]#

For each element in a, return a list of the words in the string, using sep as the delimiter string.

Calls str.split element-wise.

Parameters:
aarray_like, with np.bytes_ or np.str_ dtype
sepstr or unicode, optional

If sep is not specified or None, any whitespace string is a separator.

maxsplitint, optional

If maxsplit is given, at most maxsplit splits are done.

Returns:
outndarray

Array of list objects

See also

str.split, rsplit

Examples

>>> x = np.array("Numpy is nice!")
>>> np.strings.split(x, " ")
array(list(['Numpy', 'is', 'nice!']), dtype=object)
>>> np.strings.split(x, " ", 1)
array(list(['Numpy', 'is nice!']), dtype=object)