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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions The Basics

What am i doing wrong

i dont get what im doing wrong

basics.py
import re

file_object = open("basics.txt")
data = file_object.read()
file_object.close()
print(re.match(r'four',data))
first = print(re.match(r'four',data))

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,779 Points

You are close. Two issues:

  • Four should be capitalized
  • remove print function from around re.match call

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!