Python, convert an integer into an index?

Laura Creighton lac at
Wed Sep 23 00:21:22 CEST 2015

In a message of Tue, 22 Sep 2015 14:43:55 -0700, Chris Roberts writes:
>(How do I make it into an index? )
>Preferably something fairly easy to understand as I am new at this.
>results = 134523      #(Integer) 
>results = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2, 3]   #(INDEX)
>Somehow I see ways to convert index to list to int, but not back again.

You need to convert your results into a string first.


for digit in str(result_int):   

digit will be assigned to successive 1 character long strings.  Since
you wanted a list of integers, you have to convert it back.

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