How to Remove Punctuation from Paragraph in Python

In this tutorial, we will create a "How to Remove Punctuation from Paragraph in Python". We will cover the basics of creating this program for removing punctuation from a paragraph. Our goal is to understand the concept behind this program and learn the basics of how it's done. I will provide a sample program to demonstrate the actual coding of this tutorial.

This topic is simple and easy to understand; just follow the instructions I provide, and you can also do it yourself with ease. The program I will show you is how to remove punctuation from a paragraph. I will do my best to provide you with the easiest method of creating this program, called "Remove Punctuation from Paragraph". So, let's start with the coding.

Getting Started:

First you will have to download & install the Python IDLE's, here's the link for the Integrated Development And Learning Environment for Python https://www.python.org/downloads/.

Creating Main Function

This is the main function of the application. The following code will display a simple GUI in terminal console of removing punctuation from paragraph. To do this, simply copy and paste these blocks of code into the IDLE text editor.
  1. while True:
  2.  
  3.  
  4. punctuations = '''!()-[]{};:'"\,<>./?@#$%^&*_~'''
  5.  
  6. ret=False
  7.  
  8.  
  9. print("\n\n================= Remove Punctuation from Paragraph =================\n\n")
  10.  
  11. my_str = input("Enter a paragraph: ")
  12.  
  13.  
  14. no_punct = ""
  15. for char in my_str:
  16. if char not in punctuations:
  17. no_punct = no_punct + char
  18.  
  19.  
  20. print(no_punct)
  21.  
  22.  
  23.  
  24. user_input=input("\n\nTry again? (Yes/No): ")
  25. print("\n\n")
  26. if user_input.lower()=='no':
  27. print("Exit program.")
  28. break
  29.  
  30. elif user_input.lower()=='yes':
  31. ret=True
  32.  
  33. else:
  34. print("Wrong input.")
  35. ret=True
  36.  
  37.  
  38. if ret:
  39. continue

In the provided code, the first step is to enclose the entire code with a while loop to ensure the continuation of the application. Then, we set a variable containing some regex symbols to be handled.

Lastly, we use a for loop to read the entire paragraph provided and employ a conditional statement to track punctuation and remove it.

Output:

The How to Remove Punctuation from Paragraph in Python source code that I provide can be download below. Please kindly click the download button.

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