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Dec 5, 2011, 21:06 #1
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How would you find a certain line in a string of text?
If my string of text that contained something like this
How would I pull just the line "321..Lisa". I'm parsing a xml file which is similar to this format. This list is contained inside a single node. The numbers on each line may change frequently so I cannot use split() or replace() from "Lisa". Would regex be the preferable way to approach this situation? If so, I figure I could use regex to check the characters before and after Lisa until a break occurs since a break signfies a new line. How would my regex pattern look? Would it be something like
Now say my re.Pattern was correct. How would I extract just that line? Help is much appreciated.