Give List to Format String - How To

gregpinero at gmail.com gregpinero at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 04:50:01 CEST 2007


On Sep 5, 10:47 pm, "gregpin... at gmail.com" <gregpin... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> I might just be being dumb tonight, but why doesn't this work:
>
> >>> '%s aaa %s aa %s' % ['test' for i in range(3)]
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> TypeError: not enough arguments for format string
>

Ah it just needs a tuple.  I posted too soon I guess.

>>> '%s aaa %s aa %s' % tuple(['test' for i in range(3)])
'test aaa test aa test'

-Greg





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