Fix Python – Removing first x characters from string?


Asked By – tkbx

How might one remove the first x characters from a string? For example, if one had a string lipsum, how would they remove the first 3 characters and get a result of sum?

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>>> text = 'lipsum'
>>> text[3:]

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This question is answered By – jamylak

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