re.IGNORECASE

Timothy Grant tjg at exceptionalminds.com
Tue Feb 27 23:29:51 CET 2001


On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 03:00:43PM -0500, Bryan BZ wrote:
> Why is it I want to ignore the case in my search but Python refuses to
> match:
> 
> "Spam" with "spam"  OR
> "ni" with "Ni"
> 
> For example (a really silly and stupid one) ...
> 
> searchresult = re.search("Monty Python", "monty Python", re.IGNORECASE)
> won't match...

>>> import re
>>> searchresult = re.search("Monty Python", "monty Python",
>>> re.IGNORECASE)
>>> print searchresult
<re.MatchObject instance at 80b1808>

Worked for me. 

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    tjg.

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