Parsing a large number of parms to a print statement.

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Oct 22 23:27:12 CEST 2009


KB wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have to pass over 150 parameters to a print statement ala:
> 
> print "%s <text> %s <other text> %s ....<150'th unique text> %s" % (v
> [0], v[1], ... v[150])
> 
> I can't use a for loop like I normally would over the list "v" due to
> the different text fragments between each var.
> 
> Is there a lambda function I can use in place of '% (v[0],v[1]...v
> [150])' ???
> 
> Thanks in advance.

Actually, you are only sending one parameter to print.

Is v iterable?  _And_ does v have 150 values?  _And_ can you say 
tuple(v) and get (v[0], v[1], v[2], ..., v[149])?  If so, try:

print "%s blah %s blah blah %s .... " % tuple(v)

~Ethan~



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