trying to match a string
ojeeves at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 13:05:47 CEST 2008
On Jul 18, 11:33 am, arnimavidyar... at gmail.com wrote:
> I am taking a string as an input from the user and it should only
> contain the chars:L , M or R
> I tried the folllowing in kodos but they are still not perfect:
> [LRM]?L?[LRM]? etc but they do not exactly meet what I need.
> For eg: LRLRLRLRLM is ok but LRLRLRNL is not as it has 'N' .like that.
> The string may or may not have all the three chars.
With regular expressions, [^LRM] matches a character that isn't L, R
or M. So:
var = "LRLRLRLNR"
if re.search(r'[^LRM]', var):
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