How to find "in" in the documentation

Tim Golden mail at
Sat Mar 14 19:12:02 CET 2009

Colin J. Williams wrote:
> Tim Golden wrote:
>> Colin J. Williams wrote:
>>> Piet van Oostrum wrote:
>>>>>>>>> tinnews at (t) wrote:
>>>>> t> I've had this trouble before, how do I find the details of how "in"
>>>>> t> works in the documentation.  E.g. the details of:-
>>>>> t>     if string in bigstring:
>>>>> t> It gets a mention in the "if" section but not a lot.
>>>> It is explained in The Python Language Reference, chapter Expressions,
>>>> section Comparisons. At least that's were it is in the 2.6 doc.
>>> Lots of people have been very helpful but isn't the OP's real problem
>>> that "in" is not included in the 2.6.1 Help index?
>> Well, this may not solve the OP's problem, but the current
>> (2.7a0) .chm file has a much better index for operators and
>> keywords. And "in" is in there. If you're interested in
>> comparing, there's a copy here:
>> TJG
> Thanks. "in" is now in the index twice, but I wasn't able to follow the 
> links.

Worked for me. What was the problem?


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