May I drop list bracket from list?

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Thu Apr 23 13:12:48 CEST 2015


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Otten" <__peter__ at web.de>
> To: python-list at python.org
> Sent: Thursday, 23 April, 2015 12:26:41 PM
> Subject: Re: May I drop list bracket from list?
> 
> subhabrata.banerji at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> > Dear Group,
> > 
> > list1=[]
> > for file in list_of_files:
> >       print file
> >       fread1=open(file,"r").read()
> >       fword=fread1.split()
> >       list1.append(fword)
> > 
> > Here the list is a list of lists, but I want only one list not
> > list of lists.
> There is also a dedicated extend() method that takes a list (actually
> an
> iterable) and appends all items in that list:
> 
> list1.extend(fword)

If both list1 and fword are lists, you can also write

list1 = list1 + fword
or
list1 += fword

JM


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