How to detect what type a variable is?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Nov 29 16:41:19 CET 2006


On 2006-11-29, Leandro Ardissone <lardissone at gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to know what type is a variable. For example, I get the
> contents of an xml but some content is a list or a string, and
> I need to know what type it is.

>>> x = 'asdf'
>>> type(x)
<type 'str'>
>>> i = 0
>>> type(i)
<type 'int'>
>>> 

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