spliting a list by nth items
lbates at swamisoft.com
Thu Sep 23 20:23:49 CEST 2004
I believe you meant somthing like:
non_nth_items = [items[i-1] for i in range(1,len(items)-1) if i % n]
I don't think the "if x % n" won't work on his list of items
"Michael Hoffman" <m.h.3.9.1.without.dots.at.cam.ac.uk at example.com> wrote in
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> Steven Bethard wrote:
>> I have a list in a particular order that I want to split into two
>> lists: the list of every nth item, and the list of remaining items. It's
>> important to maintain the original order in both lists.
>> So the first list is simple:
>> nth_items = items[::n]
>> The second list is what's giving me trouble.
> non_nth_items = [x for x in items if x % n]
> Michael Hoffman
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