finding a value in a tuple

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Nov 29 22:16:37 CET 2001


    Dan> Say I have
    Dan> mylist = ['one','two','three']

    Dan> which I presume is a "tuple" as I have been scanning the manual.

Actually, it's a list.  You can think of a list as a mutable tuple for most
uses (or a tuple as an immutable list).

    Dan> I want to know if one of the values in that tuple is exactly equal
    Dan> to "four".  The answer of course is no, but how would I find it.

>>> mylist = ['one','two','three']
>>> "four" in mylist
0
>>> "one" in mylist
1

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