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convert string to active character

in my book I will have to itemize a lot of things in different lists. That's why I want to reduce my commands to a minimum. This script is just part of a bigger macro. \documentclass{book} ...
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string manipulation and catcodes

I want to detect whether an input line contains a certain substring, similar to the problem discussed here: Check if a string contains a given character The complicating problem is that the match ...
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Changing catcode for commercial at (@) inside a macro to get it matched in pattern.

This question is related to TikZ: pgfutil-common: pgfutil@in@ - how does it work? and is a result of coping with that problem. I've already read How to change #catcode in a macro, but it didn't help ...