[Tutor] string.search

Andrei Kulakov ak@silmarill.org
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 10:07:16 -0500

On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 05:51:43AM -0800, john public wrote:
>  I think string.search() is what I am looking for but without an actual example I can't figure it out. I started programming three weeks ago. I have lived with many programmers in the past and I am realizing I learned some BASIC by osmosis. Once I find the right tool for the job, is there some online documentation that has a real example for everything. I checked Guido's tutorial and the Python reference library but could only find examples in the abstract. 
> such as string.search(string,[,pos[,endpos]]) 

In this case brackets mean that 2nd and 3rd arguments are optional.
Actual usage looks like this:

string.search(my_str, 2, 3)

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