Select column from a list

hoffik beorn at
Fri Aug 28 09:45:58 CEST 2009


I'm quite new in Python and I have one question. I have a 2D matrix of
values stored in list (3 columns, many rows). I wonder if I can select one
column without having to go through the list with 'for' command.

For example I have list called 'values'.
When I write 'values[0]' or 'values[0][:]' I'll get the first row.
But when I write 'values[:][0]' I won't get the first column, but the first
row again! I can't see why.

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