Insert Hastags in python string

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by vigneshchennai74 dot icon Updated: Feb 20, 2023

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The code helps to replace certain words in a given text string with hashtags, to obscure or anonymize those words. This can be useful when you want to mask or redact sensitive information in a text or highlight certain keywords in a text for analysis or search purposes. 

Using this code, you could replace the actual company names with hashtags while preserving the context and structure of the original text. This would allow you to analyze the text and identify the most frequently mentioned companies without revealing sensitive information. It is used to redact other types of sensitive information, like names, addresses, phone numbers, or account numbers, by replacing them with hashtags or other placeholder text. 

The re-module is a built-in module in Python. The re-module supports regular expressions, a powerful tool for pattern matching and text manipulation. This code uses the re-module to construct and apply regular expression patterns that match the words to be replaced with hashtags in the input string. 

re.sub() is a method in Python's built-in re-module used to perform string substitutions using regular expressions. The sub() method takes three arguments: 

  • The regular expression pattern to search for in the input string. 
  • The input string to search and perform the substitutions on.  
  • The replacement string to use when a match is found. 

In general, the code provides a simple and flexible way to perform string substitutions using regular expressions, which can be a powerful tool for text manipulation and data cleaning. 

Preview of the output that you will get on running this code from your IDE


In this solution we have used re function of python

  1. Copy the code using the "Copy" button above, and paste it in a Python file in your IDE.
  2. Enter the Text
  3. Run the code get the Hashtags in your strings

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  • The solution is created in Python 3.7.15 Version

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