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Python: Search a literals string in a string and also find the location where the pattern occurs

Python Regular Expression: Exercise-20 with Solution

Write a Python program to search a literals string in a string and also find the location within the original string where the pattern occurs.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

import re
pattern = 'fox'
text = 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.'
match = re.search(pattern, text)
s = match.start()
e = match.end()
print('Found "%s" in "%s" from %d to %d ' % \
    (match.re.pattern, match.string, s, e))
	

Sample Output:

Found "fox" in "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." from 16 to 19 

Python Code Editor:

import re
pattern = 'fox'
text = 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.'
match = re.search(pattern, text)
s = match.start()
e = match.end()
print('Found "%s" in "%s" from %d to %d ' % \
    (match.re.pattern, match.string, s, e))

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