Is there a .tolower() for a string??

Duncan Booth duncan at NOSPAMrcp.co.uk
Thu Nov 27 10:41:21 CET 2003


Wojtek Walczak <gminick at hacker.pl> wrote in 
news:bq345v$97s$1 at nemesis.news.tpi.pl:

> Dnia 26 Nov 2003 10:57:32 -0800, Amy napisa³(a):
> [...]
>> Isn't there a built in method for changing a string to lowercase?
> 
>>>> print ''.lower.__doc__
> S.lower() -> string
> 
> Return a copy of the string S converted to lowercase.
> 
> 
> Read the docs!

Also, you could have said 'learn to use the help command, its more 
convenient than printing __doc__':

>
>>>> help("".lower)
>Help on built-in function lower:
>
>lower(...)
>    S.lower() -> string
>    
>    Return a copy of the string S converted to lowercase.
>

Another command the OP might have found useful would be help(""), or 
help(str) which tell you all about the string methods.

-- 
Duncan Booth                                             duncan at rcp.co.uk
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