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Python String Find() Method

Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python String Find() method.

The Python string find() method determines if string str occurs in a string, or in a substring of a string if the starting index beg and ending index end are given.


The following below is the syntax for Python String find() method -

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

Parameter Details

  • str - This specifies the string to be searched.
  • beg - The is the starting index. By default its 0.
  • end - This is the ending index. By default it is equal to the length of the string.

Return Value

Returns an index if found, otherwise -1.


The following below is a simple example -


str1 = "this is string example....wow!!!";
str2 = "exam";

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

Below is the output of the above example -


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python String index() method.

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