How to convert a list of strings to a tuple of floats?

boblatest at boblatest at
Mon May 18 09:51:43 CEST 2009

Hello group,

this is the conversion I'm looking for:

['1.1', '2.2', '3.3'] -> (1.1, 2.2, 3.3)

Currently I'm "disassembling" the list by hand, like this:

    fields = line.split('; ')
    for x in range(len(fields)):
        fields[x] = float(fields[x])
    ftuple = tuple(fields)

Of course it works, but it looks inelegant. Is there a more Pythonisch
way of doing this? In C I'd just use sscanf.


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