search for pattern in StringList

Simon Brunning SBrunning at
Mon Dec 18 15:12:41 CET 2000

> From:	Daniel.Kinnaer at [SMTP:Daniel.Kinnaer at]
> Sent:	Monday, December 18, 2000 2:07 PM
> To:	python-list at
> Subject:	search for pattern in StringList
> #try to show every item in MyList which contains an 'a'
> #that is 'an' and 'call'.   In Pascal :
> #for i:=0 to MyList.Items.Count -1 do
> #    if pos('a',MyList.Items[i])>0 then writeln(MyList.Items[i]) 
> #in Python : ???
myList = ['an', 'been', 'call', 'door']
for i in range(0, len(myList)):
    if myList[1].find('a') <> -1:
        print i, myList[i]

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