Syntax of 'in' : searching a list for a string

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Mon Mar 22 11:42:21 CET 2004


MarieR wrote:

> I want to check whether the string 'Remove' is present in a list
> 'supportList',
> but if I do
> 
> if ('Remove') in supportList:
> 
> or
> 
> if 'Remove' in supportList:
> 
> I get the error message
> 
> 'in ' requires character as left operand.

It likely means that supportList is not what you think it is.

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