[Tutor] class attributes

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Nov 16 23:38:58 CET 2005

Eric Walker wrote:
> ahh, you just blew smoke in my face. :)
> I have a class with attributes. These attributes eventually have the value of 
> some lines in a file. I am now going back through my object list of that 
> class and assigning values to the attributes depending on another variable 
> that will change and be the same names like the class attribute names.  I 
> want to use that change in name to be able to access the attribute and set 
> its value. Did I say that right????

Use getattr() to read an attribute by name and setattr() to set it.


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