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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions The Basics

can you assist please

Import re. Create an re.match() for the word "Four" in the data variable. Assign this to a new variable named first.

basics.py
import re

file_object = open("basics.txt")
data = file_object.read()
file_object.close()

first = r'Four'
print(re.match(r'Four', data))

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
211,076 Points

The instructions ask you to assign the result of the "re.match" to the "first" variable. But this code is assigning the variable with a literal string and then printing the result of the "re.match".

Re-arrange it a bit so the variable gets assigned using the "re.match". And you don't need to "print" anything.