Reverse zip() ?
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Tue Dec 2 21:12:19 CET 2008
Andreas Waldenburger wrote:
> we all know about the zip builtin that combines several iterables into
> a list of tuples.
> I often find myself doing the reverse, splitting a list of tuples into
> several lists, each corresponding to a certain element of each tuple
> (e.g. matplotlib/pyplot needs those, rather than lists of points).
> This is of course trivial to do via iteration or listcomps, BUT, I was
> wondering if there is a function I don't know about that does this
I think you're asking about zip():
[(1, 1), (2, 2), (3, 3)]
[(1, 2, 3), (1, 2, 3)]
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