Search String for Word

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Mon Jun 26 16:55:41 CEST 2006


> 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

http://docs.python.org/lib/typesseq.html

-tkc







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