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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Word Length

Ryan McGuire
Ryan McGuire
3,758 Points

How do I input the count given into the line re.findall(r' so that it references the number given?

Thanks in advance

import re

def find_words(int,str):
# >>> find_words(4, "dog, cat, baby, balloon, me")
# ['baby', 'balloon']

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,965 Points

A recurrence constraint in a regex is created with one or two numbers, and perhaps a comma, within curly braces ({}).

For more details, see the re syntax section in the Python reference guide.