How to convert a list of strings to a tuple of floats?
wuwei23 at gmail.com
Mon May 18 09:58:59 CEST 2009
On May 18, 5:51 pm, "boblat... at googlemail.com"
<boblat... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> ['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.
ftuple = tuple(map(float, fields))
Or the BDFL-endorsed:
ftuple = tuple(float(f) for f in fields)
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