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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions The Basics

i dont know what im doing wrong

what am i doing wrong

basics.py
import re
file_object = open('basics.txt')
data = file_object.read()
file_object.close()
first = re.match(r'Four', data)
print(re.match(first, data))
Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
8,114 Points

There is no print statement asked for in the challenge. Check the wording in the final task as it's very similar to the step 4 challenge. You're not being asked to use match(), you're being asked to use a different term. Other than that, the two lines should be very similar.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,833 Points

Task 5 says: "Finally, make a new variable named liberty that is an re.search() for the word "Liberty" in our data variable."

So you'll be assigning another variable, you won't need to print anything. And take another look at what the instructions are asking you to put into that variable.