Reverse function python? How to use?

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Mon Oct 30 09:20:39 CET 2006


frankie_85 wrote:
> Ok I'm really lost (I'm new to python) how to use the reverse function.
>
>
> I made a little program which basically the a, b, c, d, e which I have
> listed below and basically I want it th result to be printed reverse so
> instead doing "print e, d, c, b, a", I'd like to use the reverse
> function

You can use extended slice operators

http://www.python.org/doc/2.3.5/whatsnew/section-slices.html [1]

This function call should do what yo expect

print [e, d, c, b, a][::-1]

[1] Does anyone know where to find a comprehensible description of
enhanced slices in the Python docs besides an an aged "What's new?"
column? Or is it intended that newbies read this
http://docs.python.org/ref/slicings.html ?




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