Search String for Word

Tim Williams listserver at tdw.net
Mon Jun 26 17:52:00 CEST 2006


On 26 Jun 2006 08:24:54 -0700, digitalorganics at gmail.com
<digitalorganics at gmail.com> wrote:
> And what if I want to search for an item in a tuple, is there a
> similarly easy method?
>
> Tim Chase wrote:
> > > What's the best way to search a string for a particular word and get a
> > > booleen value indicating whether it exists in the string or not?
> >
> >  >>> substring = 'foo'
> >  >>> targetstring = 'blah foo bar'
> >  >>> substring in targetstring
> > True
> >  >>> if substring in targetstring: print 'yup'
> > yup

>>> t = ('a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e')
>>> a = 'a'
>>> a in t
True
>>> y = 'y'
>>> y in t
False

>>> t = ('test', 'black', 'white')
>>> a = 'a'
>>> [i for i in t if a in i]
['black']
>>>

HTH :)



More information about the Python-list mailing list