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Trick for assignment in an if statement

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This is a trick for assignment in an if statement.

.. code-block:: sh

pip install dataholder


.. code-block:: python

import re
from dataholder import DataHolder

input = u'test bar 123'
save_match = DataHolder(attr_name='match')
if save_match('foo (\d+)', input)):
print "Foo"
elif save_match('bar (\d+)', input)):
print "Bar"
elif save_match('baz (\d+)', input)):
print "Baz"

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The author of idea is Alex Martelli

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