grab dict keys/values without iterating ?!

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Dec 11 04:01:51 CET 2013


On 11/12/2013 00:02, Tamer Higazi wrote:
> Hi people!
>
> Is there a way to get dict by search terms without iterating the entire
> dictionary ?!
>
> Let us assume I have:
>
> {'Amanda':'Power','Amaly':'Higgens','Joseph':'White','Arlington','Black','Arnold','Schwarzenegger'}
>
> I want to grab the dict's key and values started with 'Ar'...
>
> I could make an iterator and look if it's inside.
> I wasn't able to find it, but I am asking myself if dict has a builtin
> method to get me these key/values on the fly.
>
> Why do I ask you?! I am working with the ZODB Database, where I make use
> of a PersistentDict and PersistentList, and I want
>
>
> I would thank you for a short reply.
>
There isn't a special shortcut because it's already a short journey. :-)




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