is it possible to add a property to an instance?

GHUM haraldarminmassa at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 14:56:06 CEST 2008


> Does anyone know if it is possible to add a property to an instance at
> runtime? I didn't see anything about it in the standard library's new
> module, google hasn't turned up much either.

yes. You need nothing special, just add it:

class fish(object):
    pass

a=fish()
a.legs=4
print a.legs

(or print (a.legs) on Python 3.0 and above)

so you add a property to an instance and proove that Darwin was right
in one go.

Harald



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