Source code for

from import DateSearchWithDetection

_search_with_detection = DateSearchWithDetection()

[docs]def search_dates(text, languages=None, settings=None, add_detected_language=False, detect_languages_function=None): """Find all substrings of the given string which represent date and/or time and parse them. :param text: A string in a natural language which may contain date and/or time expressions. :type text: str :param languages: A list of two letters language codes.e.g. ['en', 'es']. If languages are given, it will not attempt to detect the language. :type languages: list :param settings: Configure customized behavior using settings defined in :mod:`dateparser.conf.Settings`. :type settings: dict :param add_detected_language: Indicates if we want the detected language returned in the tuple. :type add_detected_language: bool :param detect_languages_function: A function for language detection that takes as input a `text` and a `confidence_threshold`, and returns a list of detected language codes. Note: detect_languages_function is only uses if `languages` are not provided. :type detect_languages_function: function :return: Returns list of tuples containing: substrings representing date and/or time, corresponding :mod:`datetime.datetime` object and detected language if *add_detected_language* is True. Returns None if no dates that can be parsed are found. :rtype: list :raises: ValueError - Unknown Language >>> from import search_dates >>> search_dates('The first artificial Earth satellite was launched on 4 October 1957.') [('on 4 October 1957', datetime.datetime(1957, 10, 4, 0, 0))] >>> search_dates('The first artificial Earth satellite was launched on 4 October 1957.', >>> add_detected_language=True) [('on 4 October 1957', datetime.datetime(1957, 10, 4, 0, 0), 'en')] >>> search_dates("The client arrived to the office for the first time in March 3rd, 2004 " >>> "and got serviced, after a couple of months, on May 6th 2004, the customer " >>> "returned indicating a defect on the part") [('in March 3rd, 2004 and', datetime.datetime(2004, 3, 3, 0, 0)), ('on May 6th 2004', datetime.datetime(2004, 5, 6, 0, 0))] """ result = _search_with_detection.search_dates( text=text, languages=languages, settings=settings, detect_languages_function=detect_languages_function ) dates = result.get('Dates') if dates: if add_detected_language: language = result.get('Language') dates = [date + (language, ) for date in dates] return dates