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Re: String Deletion


list = {"Z:XBREG", "Z:XBREH", "Z:XBREI", "Z:ZZ6P", "Z:ZZ6Q", "aye"};
Select[list, StringFreeQ[#, ":"] &]

{"aye"}

Bobby

On Sat, 17 Sep 2011 05:27:08 -0500, Don <donabc at comcast.net> wrote:

> Given a simple list of strings:
>
> list =  List["Z:XBREG","Z:XBREH","Z:XBREI","Z:ZZ6P","Z:ZZ6Q","aye"]
>
> how does one delete all the strings with a colon (:) anywhere in the  
> string?
>
> DeleteCases[list, ___:___]  looks very logical  and should work,
> but of course it doesn't .
>
> Also, there is a StringCases function which would seem
> to correspond with the Cases function.  There is a
> DeleteCases function but no string counterpart, namely,
> DeleteString function.  Any reason for this?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>


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