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Python: Do a case-insensitive string replacement

Python Regular Expression: Exercise-44 with Solution

Write a Python program to do a case-insensitive string replacement.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

import re
text = "PHP Exercises"
print("Original Text: ",text)
redata = re.compile(re.escape('php'), re.IGNORECASE)
new_text = redata.sub('php', 'PHP Exercises')
print("Using 'php' replace PHP") 
print("New Text: ",new_text)

Sample Output:

Original Text:  PHP Exercises
Using 'php' replace PHP
New Text:  php Exercises

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