Wrapping statements in Python in SPSS

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at lightbird.net
Fri Dec 28 19:05:56 CET 2012


On 12/28/2012 12:55 PM, Mitya Sirenef wrote:
> On 12/28/2012 12:33 PM, alankrinsky at gmail.com wrote:
>> I think 396 just comes from the  end of the Python loop, without 
>> indicating which line in the loop is 
> at issue.
> >
> > Here is the full code from this section of the loop:
> >
> >
> > for (
> > msr, brk, dmn, src, dspd1, dspd2, dspd3, dspd4, dspd5, dspd6, dspd7, 
> dspd8, dspd9, dspd10, dspd11, dspd12,
> > period1, period2, period3, period4, period5, period6, period7, 
> period8, period9, period10, period11, period12
> > ) in zip(
> > Measure, BreakVariable, Dimension, Sources, 
> DimensionSourceTimeFrame1, DimensionSourceTimeFrame2, 
> DimensionSourceTimeFrame3, DimensionSourceTimeFrame4,
> > DimensionSourceTimeFrame5, DimensionSourceTimeFrame6, 
> DimensionSourceTimeFrame7, DimensionSourceTimeFrame8, 
> DimensionSourceTimeFrame9,
> > DimensionSourceTimeFrame10, DimensionSourceTimeFrame11, 
> DimensionSourceTimeFrame12,
> > TimeFrame1, TimeFrame2, TimeFrame3, TimeFrame4, TimeFrame5, 
> TimeFrame6, TimeFrame7, TimeFrame8, TimeFrame9, TimeFrame10, 
> TimeFrame11, TimeFrame12
> > ):
> >
> >
> > spss.Submit(r"""
> >
> >
> > Alan
> >
> >
>
> By the way, when lines run so long they can get hard to manage, edit,
> understand, et cetera. You should consider setting things up cleanly
> before doing the loop and using a list of names for columns like so:
>
>
> def main():
>     l1, l2   = [1,2], [3,4]
>     zipped   = zip(l1, l2)
>     colnames = "first second".split()
>
>     for columns in zipped:
>         coldict = dict(zip(colnames, columns))
>         print("coldict", coldict)
>


Should really be 'for column in zipped:' !

  -m

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