Question on for loop

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Jan 3 21:21:53 CET 2013


On 2013-01-03 20:04, subhabangalore at gmail.com wrote:
> Dear Group,
> If I take a list like the following:
>
> fruits = ['banana', 'apple',  'mango']
> for fruit in fruits:
>     print 'Current fruit :', fruit
>
> Now,
> if I want variables like var1,var2,var3 be assigned to them, we may take,
> var1=banana,
> var2=apple,
> var3=mango
>
> but can we do something to assign the variables dynamically I was thinking
> of
> var_series=['var1','var2','var3']
> for var in var_series:
>    for fruit in fruits:
>         print var,fruits
>
> If any one can kindly suggest.
>
> Regards,
> Subhabrata
>
> NB: Apology for some alignment mistakes,etc.
>
Why would you want to do that? Creating names dynamically like that is
a bad idea. Just keep them in a list, like they are already.



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