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Python String rindex() Method

❮ String Methods


Where in the text is the last occurrence of the string "casa"?:

txt = "Mi casa, su casa."

x = txt.rindex("casa")

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Definition and Usage

The rindex() method finds the last occurrence of the specified value.

The rindex() method raises an exception if the value is not found.

The rindex() method is almost the same as the rfind() method. See example below.


string.rindex(value, start, end)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
value Required. The value to search for
start Optional. Where to start the search. Default is 0
end Optional. Where to end the search. Default is to the end of the string

More Examples


Where in the text is the last occurrence of the letter "e"?:

txt = "Hello, welcome to my world."

x = txt.rindex("e")

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Where in the text is the last occurrence of the letter "e" when you only search between position 5 and 10?:

txt = "Hello, welcome to my world."

x = txt.rindex("e", 5, 10)

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If the value is not found, the rfind() method returns -1, but the rindex() method will raise an exception:

txt = "Hello, welcome to my world."

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