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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Players Dictionary and Class

Michelle Wallerius
Michelle Wallerius
5,221 Points

What constitutes a regex object?

PLS HELP I have been stuck on this for a while and I really don't know what I am doing wrong. I keep getting an error saying that players doesn't seem to be a regex object. All help is appreciated

players.py
import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20
Chalkley, Andrew: 25
McFarland, Dave: 10
Kesten, Joy: 22
Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''



players = re.match(r''' 
                    (?P<last_name>[-\w\s\w]+),\s
                    (?P<first_name>\s[-\w\s*\w]+):\s
                    (?P<score>\s[\d]+) 
                    ''', string, re.X | re.M)

1 Answer

Michelle Wallerius
Michelle Wallerius
5,221 Points

Nvm, I figured it out! I just had some formatting issues. here was my solution

players = re.match(r''' 
                    (?P<last_name>[-\w\s\w]+),\s
                    (?P<first_name>[-\w\s*\w]+):\s
                    (?P<score>[\d]+) 
                    ''', string, re.X | re.M)