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string.find() - string


It determines if string str occurs in string, or in a substring of string if starting index beg and ending index end are given.

  • str -- This specifies the string to be searched.

  • beg -- This is the starting index, by default its 0.

  • end -- This is the ending index, by default its equal to the length of the string.


str.find(str, beg=0, end=len(string))



str1 = "this is string!!!";
str2 = "exam";

print str1.find(str2)
print str1.find(str2, 10)
print str1.find(str2, 40)

Output / Return Value

Index if found and -1 otherwise.

15 15 -1


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