[Newbie]:Need help with "slicing"
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Aug 26 12:59:36 CEST 1999
<gtnorton at my-deja.com> wrote:
> Trying to figure out how to slice lists. For example:
> >>> L = ['help', 'with', 'slice']
> How do I slice to just show:
> >>>['help', 'slice']1st and last -with L[?:?]
a slice is everything *between* two indices.
to get the result you're after, you can either
*remove* a slice from your list:
or concatenate two slices (cheaper than you
might expect, since all Python's doing is copying
print L[:1] + L[-1:]
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