FIXED: Dynamically reference variables in object

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Mar 26 13:04:00 CET 2014

On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:49 PM, Ben Collier <bmcollier at> wrote:
> I know that I can dynamically reference a variable with locals()["i"], for instance, but I'd like to know how to do this with a variable in an object.
> If I have an object called "device", with variables called attr1, attr2 .. attr50, how could I dynamically reference these?
> It's fairly academic, but I'd like to avoid code duplication.

Check out the getattr function:

But if you're doing that sort of thing, you may want to consider using
a dictionary instead. :)


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