searching through a string and pulling characters

John Machin sjmachin at
Tue Aug 19 00:51:13 CEST 2008

On Aug 19, 8:34 am, Alexnb <alexnbr... at> wrote:

> The number is based on the word(s) they type into my program, and then it
> fetches the number that word is in the list of words and then will search
> the definitions document and go to the nth def. It probably won't work, but
> that is the Idea.

Consider (1) an existing (free) dictionary application (2) using a
database, if you feel you must write your own application.

> Also, on a side-note, does anyone know a very simple dictionary site, that
> isn't or Or, a free dictionary that I can
> download to have an offline reference?

What happened when you did:

More information about the Python-list mailing list