How can i retrieve a key from a dictionary?

Gustavo Niemeyer niemeyer at conectiva.com
Mon Nov 5 15:48:20 CET 2001


Hi Husam!

> > Try this:
> >
> > dict.keys()[dict.values().index('one')]
> >
> > prabhu
> 
> it works, but wat does the -index-  means?

I'd advice you to work with two dictionaries, one of them being
reverse. Otherwise, there's no benefit in using dictionaries instead
of a plain lists.

Best regards!!

-- 
Gustavo Niemeyer

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