check to see if value can be an integer instead of string
steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au
Wed Jan 18 06:29:59 EST 2006
On Tue, 17 Jan 2006 18:02:52 -0800, nephish wrote:
> Hello there,
> i need a way to check to see if a certain value can be an integer. I
> have looked at is int(), but what is comming out is a string that may
> be an integer.
Not in Python it isn't. int(value) returns an int, not a string.
> i mean, it will be formatted as a string, but i need to
> know if it is possible to be expressed as an integer.
> like this
> var = some var passed to my script
> if var can be an integer :
> do this
> change it to an integer and do something else with it.
So, let's see if I understand your problem:
if var can be an integer, you "do this" (whatever this is).
If var *can't* be an integer, you change it to an integer anyway.
> whats the best way to do this ?
Or even simpler:
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