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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Negation

walter fernandez
walter fernandez
4,992 Points

hi, what is re.verbose for? thanks

hi, what is re.verbose for? thanks

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

Using re.verbose (or "re.X") allows you to write nicer-looking and are more readable expressions by adding comments and spreading things out with whitespace and new lines.

For more details, see the online documentation.

walter fernandez
walter fernandez
4,992 Points

and what is re.MULTILINE FOR?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

That has to do with whether the begin and end tokens refer to lines or the whole string. You'll find that on the same documentation page I provided the link for.