List index out of range, but list has enough elements

Costin Gamenț costin.gament at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 10:51:56 CET 2010


Thank you for your timely response. Yes, I am sure "i" and "j" are
from the same iteration. I should point out that "i" actually has 8
elements and that str(i) gives a nice printout.

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Costin Gamenț, 09.11.2010 10:24:
>>
>> Hi, I am trying to read a string as csv, but I encountered an odd
>> problem. Here's my code:
>>
>>        csvfile = csv.reader(datastr.split('\n'), delimiter=';')
>>        r = ''
>>        for i in csvfile:
>>                for j in i:
>>                        print j
>>                print i[0]
>>
>> the "print j" statement works, but "print i[0]" returns "IndexError:
>> list index out of range". Am I missing something?
>
> Are you sure the output you get from the "print j" is from the same loop
> iteration as the "print i[0]"? Try adding "i" to the output.
>
> Stefan
>
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