clean way prepend an element to a numpy array

Ben Finney ben+python at
Tue Jul 21 00:13:55 EDT 2009

bdb112 <boyd.blackwell at> writes:

> If I want to add an element at the beginning of an array, it seems
> like I must make a list, insert in place, then make an array again.

The NumPy ‘ndarray’ type (which is what you get by default from the
‘array’ factory function) is a far more complex type than (and is not
derived from) the Python list.

For manipulating them, you'll want to study the NumPy documentation

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