Pattern-match & Replace - help required

AT matifayaz at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 12:53:07 CET 2012


On Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:27:19 UTC+5, Thomas Bach  wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 02:42:26AM -0800, AT wrote:
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> > Hi,
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> > 
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> > I am new to python and web2py framework. Need urgent help to match a
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> > pattern in an string and replace the matched text.
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> > 
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> 
> Well, what about str.replace then?
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> >>> 'egg, ham, tomato'.replace('ham', 'spam, ham, spam')
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> 'egg, spam, ham, spam, tomato'
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> 
> 
> If the pattern you want to match is more complicated, have a look at
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> the re module!
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> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 	Thomas.


The pattern is '%s.enc_%s', and after matching this pattern want to change it to 'decrypt(%s.enc_%s)' 

Thanks



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