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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Escape Hatches

Sahar Nasiri
Sahar Nasiri
7,454 Points

What is span()?

When we use re.match or re.search we get span(sth, sth), what is this?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

The span() returns a tuple of the start and end indexes for the matching region (see docs).