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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Email Groups

Ronit Mankad
Ronit Mankad
12,166 Points

Getting a error!

I'm getting : Didn't get a regex search object error. Please point out a mistake in my code! Thanks in advance:)

emails.py
import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth, kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove
Chalkley, Andrew, andrew@teamtreehouse.co.uk, 555-555-5556, @chalkers
McFarland, Dave, dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland
Kesten, Joy, joy@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5558, @joykesten'''

contacts = re.search(r'''
    (?P<email>[-\w\d+.]+@[\w\d.]+)
    (?P<phone>\d\d\d-\d\d\d-\d\d\d\d)
''', string, re.X|re.M)
__ROLLER__ Angel
__ROLLER__ Angel
25,594 Points

I'm also getting an error.

import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth, kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove
Chalkley, Andrew, andrew@teamtreehouse.co.uk, 555-555-5556, @chalkers
McFarland, Dave, dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland
Kesten, Joy, joy@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5558, @joykesten'''

contacts = re.search(r'''
    ^(?P<email>[-\w\d.+]+@[-\w\d.]+),\s
    (?P<phone>\d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4}),\s$
''', string, re.X|re.M)

I'll ask support about this.

1 Answer

__ROLLER__ Angel
__ROLLER__ Angel
25,594 Points

Ok,

This works.

contacts = re.search(r'''
(?P<email>[-\w.+]+@[-\w.]+),\s(?P<phone>[-\d+]+)
''', string, re.X|re.M)