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Python | Convert String to Tuple
  • Last Updated : 21 Nov, 2019

Interconversion of data types is very common problem one can face while programming. There can be a problem in which we need to convert a string of integers to a tuple. Let’s discuss certain ways in which this can be done.

Method #1 : Using map() + int + split() + tuple()
This method can be used to solve this particular task. In this, we just split each element of string and convert to list and then we convert the list to resultant tuple.




# Python3 code to demonstrate working of
# Convert String to Tuple
# using map() + tuple() + int + split()
  
# initialize string
test_str = "1, -5, 4, 6, 7"
  
# printing original string 
print("The original string : " + str(test_str))
  
# Convert String to Tuple
# using map() + tuple() + int + split()
res = tuple(map(int, test_str.split(', ')))
  
# printing result
print("Tuple after getting conversion from String : " + str(res))
Output :
The original string : 1, -5, 4, 6, 7
Tuple after getting conversion from String : (1, -5, 4, 6, 7)

 

Method #2 : Using eval()
This is the shorthand to perform this task. This converts the string to desired tuple internally.






# Python3 code to demonstrate working of
# Convert String to Tuple
# Using eval()
  
# initialize string
test_str = "1, -5, 4, 6, 7"
  
# printing original string 
print("The original string : " + str(test_str))
  
# Convert String to Tuple
# Using eval()
res = eval(test_str)
  
# printing result
print("Tuple after getting conversion from String : " + str(res))
Output :
The original string : 1, -5, 4, 6, 7
Tuple after getting conversion from String : (1, -5, 4, 6, 7)

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