determining type

Mikael Olofsson mikael at
Wed Mar 22 18:45:59 CET 2000

You have already gotten an answer from Alex that solves your problem.
However, you did not get any answer to your question:

On 22-Mar-00 sp00fD wrote:
 >  How do I determine if it's a string or int. I've tried:
 >  if type(key) == "<type \'string\'>":
 >  but that doesn't seem to work. How do I do this?

Try this:

if type(key)==type(''):

Just in case you will need it someday.


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Date:    22-Mar-00
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