EXTREME NOOB, lists?
dcalvelo at pharion.univ-lille2.fr
Fri Sep 1 12:26:33 CEST 2000
skeetor <skeetornospam at bellsouth.net> wrote:
: I am trying to compare an input number with several numbers in a list, and
: then to print the range of that number. for example: I have it ask for a
: number, and i reply with 4. I want it to check to see if 4 is in the list
: and if so print the range. I have solved the problem by writing out the
: argument for each number in the list... but it is very long. I hope i have
: explained this accurately. and please i am still a retarded four year
: old... so talk slowely and use small words. thanks.
It's built into lists.
>>> a = [ 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9, 2, 6 ]
>>> a.index( 1 )
>>> a.index( 9 )
>>> a[ a.index( 4 ) ]
Read the tutorial in parallel to whatever you are doing. Even if you don't
get it exactly, at least you will have a vague idea of the possibilities.
-- Daniel Calvelo Aros
calvelo at lifl.fr
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