[Tutor] checking substrings in strings

Alan G alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Thu Aug 25 10:27:34 CEST 2005

> I would like to check if a certain word exists in a given string.  
> since I learned to love lists, I used
> if myword in mystring:
> ...didnt work. I have now resorted to

Which version of Python?

>>> 'boo' in 'mybigbooboo'

Works for me in Python 2.4...

Alan G.
(Regular readers will note I now have 2.4 installed! :-)

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