newbie question: for loop within for loop confusion

David david at abbottdavid.com
Tue Jun 17 04:02:03 CEST 2008


takayuki wrote:
> Paul,
>
> Thank you for the informative reply.
>
> Yes, I created the indent problem when manually copying the original
> script when I posted.  (I'm using an old laptop to study python and
> posting here using the desktop.)
>
> Your examples really helped.  Last night I played with using a for
> loop instead of a while loop and got it working, but your examples
> really clarified things.
>
> This loop was particularly interesting because I didn't know the else
> could be attached to the for.  Attaching it to the for solved a lot of
> problems.
>
> for letter in avoid:
> 	if letter in word:
> 		break
> else:
> 	print word
>
>
> I've printed out this whole thread and will be playing with your and
> others' solutions.
>
> I love this one for its conciseness, but will have to play with it to
> get my head around it.
>
> if not any(letter in word for letter in avoid):
> 	print word
>
> Thanks again.
>
> takayuki
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>
>   

takayuki,

Could you post the complete script.
thanks
david


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