newbie: dictionary - howto get key value
R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk
Thu Mar 10 19:05:15 CET 2005
<Michael.Coll-Barth at VerizonWireless.com> wrote in message
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> test = 3 #find person with this number
> for x in xrange(len(phone.keys())):
> print x
> if phone[phone.keys()[x]] == test:
> print phone.keys()[x]
>Being a newbie myself, I'd love a little critique on the above. Be kind
Constructs like xrange(len(something)) are fairly typical for somone
moving to Python from another language; usually there is a more
In this case, writing "for k in phone.keys()" would be a good start.
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