Counting nested loop iterations

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Thu Mar 16 22:07:41 CET 2006

Derek Basch wrote:

> index = 0
> for animal in zoo:
>     for color in animal:
>         index += 1
          # assuming there is something more goes here...

You could do this, but it kind of depends what the loop *really* looks 

for index, color in enumerate(color
                              for animal in zoo
                              for color in animal):
    # the something more goes here.

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