Use the Python rfind() method to find the last occurrence in the string. This function returns a “-1” if a substring (char) is not found.
string.rfind(value, start, end)
Note: If the value is not found, the rfind() method returns -1, but the rindex() method will raise an exception:
Find the index of the last occurrence of a substring in a string
Simple examples code.
Find the last occurrence of the string “and” example
txt = "Python and example and code" res = txt.rfind("and") print(res)
Search char between position 5 and 10 and its last occurrence
txt = "Python and example and code" res = txt.rfind("a", 5, 10) print(res)
How to Find the last occurrence of a character in String Python
Find the last occurrence of char “o” in a given string.
txt = "Python and example and code" res = txt.rfind("o") print(res)
Note: Don’t use
str as a variable name or you’ll shadow the built-in
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Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3 (Community Edition)
All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.
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