Create multiple variables (with a loop?)

Gökhan SEVER gokhansever at
Fri Jun 5 21:44:29 EDT 2009

You could use locals() for dynamic variable names creation.

Additionally, you can give to Mayavi a try for visualization of your data:


On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Philip Gröger <philip.groeger at
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to create multiple variables (lets say 10x10x10 positions of atoms).
> Is it possible to create them through a loop with some kind of indexing like
> atom000, atom001, etc?
> Or is this a very bad idea?
> Thing is ... i want to create a grid of atoms in vpython and then calculate
> the forces for each of them (to their neighbours). Don't know how else I
> could do that. Maybe a huuuge matrix?
> Thx for your help!
> - Philip
> --
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