re.IGNORECASE and re.VERBOSE

Peter Decker pydecker at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 17:19:18 CEST 2005


On 7/18/05, Jeremy <jlconlin at lanl.gov> wrote:
> I am using regular expressions and I would like to use both
> re.IGNORECASE and re.VERBOSE options.  I want to do something like the
> following (which doesn't work):
> 
> matsearch = r'''^\ {0,4}([mM]\d+) '''
> MatSearch = re.compile(matsearch, re.VERBOSE, re.IGNORECASE)

You need to OR them together:

re.compile(matsearch, re.VERBOSE | re.IGNORECASE)



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