[Tutor] Python backwards program

Tony Meyer tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Wed Apr 13 03:15:14 CEST 2005

> I am very new to programming and I have an assignment
> to have a raw_input string that is inputted by the user
> and then is printed backwards.  Can anyone help me?  I can
> get it to print regular but backwards in not working.

I guess that I shouldn't give code if this is for an assignment, but if you
are using Python 2.4, then try seeing what the "reversed()" built-in
function does.  If you're not using Python 2.4, then read up about "slices"
- which is when you get subsections of a string (e.g. "tony"[2:4] is "ny").
You can pass a 'direction' in a slice as well.


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