Python strings question (vertical stack)

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Nov 20 22:59:58 CET 2007


On Nov 21, 7:15 am, Farshid Lashkari <n... at spam.com> wrote:
> J. Clifford Dyer wrote:
> > I think you mean '\n'.join([string1,string2,string3])
>
> > You actually do want the \ to do its thing in this case.
>
> Yeah, my brain must still be asleep. Thanks for waking it up :)

You're not alone :-)

>>> a = """
... x
... y
... z
... """
>>> a
'\nx\ny\nz\n'
>>> '\n'.join(['x', 'y', 'z'])
'x\ny\nz'
>>>



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