What RE would i use to match this whole word?

G. Willoughby thecalm at NOSPAM.btinternet.com
Mon Jul 30 13:50:28 CEST 2001


YIPPEEEE!!!! thats it, of course its not a string, doh, how foolish of me.
he he.. anyway thanks m8.

G. WIlloughby

"Cliff Crawford" <cjc26 at nospam.cornell.edu> wrote in message
news:irV87.147995$EF2.19745941 at typhoon.nyroc.rr.com...
> * G. Willoughby <thecalm at NOSPAM.btinternet.com> menulis:
> | this is the code im using for a 'file file' kinda program:
> |
> | [snip]
> |
> | def search(resultPane, dir, files):
> |     searchString = re.compile(str(entryField.get()), re.IGNORECASE) #
Get
> | search string
> |     for file in files:
> |         if searchString.search(file) == "None":
>
> None is *not* a string, it's a unique object.  Since search() never
> returns a string, your comparison always fails and your else: branch
> always gets executed no matter what.  Change this line to:
>
>           if searchString.search(file) is None:
>
> or
>           if not searchString.search(file):
>
> to make it work.
>
>
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