Check if a given value is out of certain range
bc at freeuk.com
Wed Sep 30 20:32:22 CEST 2015
On 29/09/2015 05:46, Laxmikant Chitare wrote:
> I know there is an elegant way to check if a given value is within
> certain range.
> Example - To check if x is between zero and ten, I can do 0 < x 10.
That's not clear. Do you mean whether x is 1 to 9 inclusive? Because
your contrary example below suggests you mean 0 to 10 inclusive.
> Is there any similar elegant way to check if a value is out of certain
> Example - To check if x is either less than zero or greater than ten?
> Right now I am using x < 0 or x > 10.
You might try just defining a function to do it:
# use whatever code you like
then use it as: if out_of_range(x,0,10):
But it is necessary to define exactly what is meant by it (Python ranges
seem to exclude the upper bound). So x<0 or x>10 might not be the most
elegant, and x is evaluated twice, but it is the clearest.
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