List all methods available on an object
String Handling example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: listmethods Module: Y108
"""Ask about the functions in a module"""
contains = dir("")
for func in contains:
# if func.startswith("_"): continue
print("=" * 60 + "\n")
print("-" * len(func) + "\n" )
want = "''."+func+".__doc__"
exec ("print ("+want+")")
print("\nno doc string "+want+"\n")
""" Sample Output
str(object='') -> str
str(bytes_or_buffer[, encoding[, errors]]) -> str
Create a new string object from the given object. If encoding or
errors is specified, then the object must expose a data buffer
that will be decoded using the given encoding and error handler.
Otherwise, returns the result of object.__str__() (if defined)
encoding defaults to sys.getdefaultencoding().
errors defaults to 'strict'.
S.title() -> str
Return a titlecased version of S, i.e. words start with title case
characters, all remaining cased characters have lower case.
S.translate(table) -> str
Return a copy of the string S, where all characters have been mapped
through the given translation table, which must be a mapping of
Unicode ordinals to Unicode ordinals, strings, or None.
Unmapped characters are left untouched. Characters mapped to None
S.upper() -> str
Return a copy of S converted to uppercase.
S.zfill(width) -> str
Pad a numeric string S with zeros on the left, to fill a field
of the specified width. The string S is never truncated.
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