How to manipulate list of dictionary

Simon Brunning simon at brunningonline.net
Tue Aug 26 10:29:27 CEST 2008


2008/8/26 ajak_yahoo <arazak73 at yahoo.com.my>:
> Need some help, I have a list of dictionary as below,
>
> table = [{"Part #":"Washer","Po #":"AE00128","qty":100},
>          {"Part #":"Brake Pad","Po #":"AE00154","qty":150},
>          {"Part #":"Mesh","Po #":"AE00025","qty":320},
>          {"Part #":"Mouse","Po #":"AE00207","qty":120},
>          {"Part #":"Insulator","Po #":"AE0013","qty":190}]
>
> How to manipulate the table?
>
> I need to search for the Po #, and display the result as below.
>
>
> Part # : Mouse
> Po #   : AE00207
> Qty    : 120 pcs

Well, that's a really bad data structure for what you want to do, but
you can do it with something like (untested):

wanted = 'AE00207'

for part in table:
    if part['Po #'] == wanted:
        print "Part #:\t%(Part #)s\nPo #:\t%(Po #)s\nQty #:\t%(qty)s" % part

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