simple question:the count of array

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 31 15:16:37 CEST 2001


"sdf" <wqh-2 at 263.net> wrote in message
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> >>> a=['a','b','c']
> >>> b=a.count()
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<pyshell#9>", line 1, in ?
>     b=a.count()
> TypeError: count() takes exactly 1 argument (0 given)
> >>>
>
> then how I get the number of a,I mean how much
> values in a,in this case it should be 3

len(a) is 3.


Alex






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