Indentifying types?

andrew cooke andrew at acooke.org
Tue Mar 3 18:58:32 CET 2009


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andrew

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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