dynamic argument name for functions

Simon Brunning simon at brunningonline.net
Fri Jan 12 21:22:04 CET 2007


On 1/12/07, mark <rkmr.em at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to pass a value to an argument of a function. The argument name is
> dynamic and is stored in a
>  variable. How do I call the function using with arg_name and value as the
> parameters.
>  thanks
>  mark
>
>  For ex:
>  def function(arg1='None', arg2='None', arg3='None'):
>        print arg1
>        print arg2
>        print arg3
>
>
>  arg_name = 'arg1'
>  arg_value = 'i am passing a value to argument 1'
>  function(???????)

Untested:

function(**{arg_name: arg_value})

-- 
Cheers,
Simon B
simon at brunningonline.net



More information about the Python-list mailing list