list of lists

Zachary Beane xach at
Mon Sep 15 16:35:18 CEST 2003

In article <bk4grj$me3$1 at>, Tom wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a list that consists of lists.
> E.g. T=[[1, 2, 3], [4, 5], [6]]
> Is there a way to address the a specific component in the "inner" list 
> directly?
> E.g. right now I want to get the second value of the first list. 
> Unfortunately I have to save it to a variable first and then read it.
> a = T[0]
> print a[1]
> That kind of sucks, becaus I have to read a lot of values from a lot of 
> lists! :-(
> Is there a faster way than my saving it to a "help variable" first?

To use your example:

   T=[[1, 2, 3], [4, 5], [6]]
   print T[0][1]


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