Loop in a loop?

cokofreedom at gmail.com cokofreedom at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 13:35:18 CET 2008


On Jan 17, 1:21 pm, Sacred Heart <scrd... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to Python and have come across a problem I don't know how to
> solve, enter com.lang.python :)
>
> I'm writing some small apps to learn the language, and I like it a lot
> so far.
>
> My problem I've stumbled upon is that I don't know how to do what I
> want. I want to do a loop in a loop. I think.
>
> I've got two arrays with some random stuff in, like this.
>
> array1 = ['one','two','three','four']
> array2 = ['a','b','c','d']
>
> I want to loop through array1 and add elements from array2 at the end,
> so it looks like this:
>
> one a
> two b
> three c
> four c
>
> I'm stuck. I know how to loop through the arrays separatly and print
> them, but both at the same time? Hmmm.
>
> A push in the right direction, anyone?
>
> R,
> SH

for i in zip(array1, array2):
    print i

Although I take it you meant four d, the issue with this method is
that once you hit the end of one array the rest of the other one is
ignored.



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