string % dictionary question

Sam Sungshik Kong ssk at chol.nospam.net
Tue Sep 14 06:20:08 CEST 2004


Thanks for the reply.

What if the string is more complicated?
For example,

di = {}
di["name"] = "Sam"
di["age"] = None
s = "name: %(name)s, age: %(age)d" % di

Thanks.

Sam

"Jorge Godoy" <godoy at ieee.org> wrote in message
news:m3zn3tr0hy.fsf at g2ctech.com...
> "Sam Sungshik Kong" <ssk at chol.nospam.net> writes:
>
> > Hello, group!
> >
> > <code>
> >>>> di={}
> >>>> di["test"]=None
> >>>> s="%(test)s" % di
> >>>> s
> > 'None'
> > </code>
> >
> > I want the result to be just empty string when the dictionary value is
None.
> > Is there a good way?
>
> You can check it after the definition and make the necessary changes...
>
> >>> di={}
> >>> di["test"]=None
> >>> s="%(test)s" % di
> >>> if s == "None": s = ""
> ...
> >>> s
> ''
> >>> di["test"] = 1
> >>> s = "%(test)s" % di
> >>> if s == "None": s = ""
> ...
> >>> s
> '1'
> >>>
>
>
> Be seeing you,
> -- 
> Godoy.     <godoy at ieee.org>





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