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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions The Basics

using the re module

how do i make a new variable named liberty that is an re.search() for the word "Liberty"

import re
file_object = open("basics.txt")
data = file_object.read()
first = re.match(r'Four', data)
liberty = re.search(r'liberty', data)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,031 Points

In the regular expressions challenge The Basics, you have it nearly correct.

The challenge is looking for "Liberty" not "liberty". Change your last line to:

liberty = re.search(r'Liberty', data)

thanks for the correction

Thanks Chris. had been confused too