New to Python
gordon at panix.com
Tue Feb 9 23:11:45 CET 2010
In <14Cdnb6rubmdUOzWnZ2dnUVZ_gadnZ2d at posted.grandecom> "Quin" <quindennis at grandecom.net> writes:
> s = f.readline()
> if 'mystring' in s: print 'foundit'
> if 'mystring' not in s: print 'not found'
> if 'mystring' in s:
> print 'processing'
> this generates output:
> not found
> so, it doesn't find the substring, but goes into processing code anyway.
I got this output when f contained 'mystring':
And this output when f did not contain 'mystring':
I have no idea why it would have worked otherwise for you. When you posted
your question, did you type the code by hand? Perhaps you made a mistake.
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