Indentifying types?

andrew cooke andrew at acooke.org
Tue Mar 3 19:35:54 CET 2009


oh crap.  sorry about that - replied to the wrong thread.  andrew

andrew cooke wrote:
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> andrew
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> Oltmans wrote:
>> I'm reading from a file that contains text like
>>
>> ----
>> 5
>> google_company
>> apple_fruit
>> pencil_object
>> 4
>> test_one
>> tst_two
>> ----
>>
>> When I read the integer 5 I want to make sure it's an integer.
>> Likewise, for strings, I want to make sure if something is indeed a
>> string. So how do I check types in Python? I want to check following
>> types
>>
>> 1- integers
>> 2- strings
>> 3- testing types of a particular class
>> 4- decimal/floats
>>
>> Please excuse my ignorance & enlighten me. I will really appreciate
>> any help.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Oltmans
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