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Steven Taschuk staschuk at telusplanet.net
Fri Jun 6 19:06:17 CEST 2003


Quoth Fredrik Lundh:
> "delphiro" <delphiro at zonnet.nl> wrote:
> 
> > is this the easiest way to check for the existance of an item in a list?
  [...]
> the usual way to do this is:
> 
>     if self.pointmarker in self.selected_points:
>         colour = DEFAULT_SELECTED_POINT_COLOUR
> 
> you can also use "find", which does the same thing as "index" if
> successful, but returns -1 if the item is not found.

Lists don't have a .find.  (Strings do.)

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Steven Taschuk                            staschuk at telusplanet.net
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