# [Tutor] Explanation of Lists data Type

Pujo Aji ajikoe at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 11:34:31 CEST 2006

```Sorry for the last explanations....there is a correction!

On 4/12/06, Pujo Aji <ajikoe at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hello,
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> On 4/12/06, Kaushal Shriyan <kaushalshriyan at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Hi All
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> > I am referring to http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/thinkCSpy/chap08.htm
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> > 8.7 List slices
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> > >>> list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f']
> > >>> list[1:3]
> > ['b', 'c']  -----> I understood this
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> >>> list[:4]  -->  Does this mean its list[0:4]
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>    ':' here means --> from the first element to element index 3 #
> corrected
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> > ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd']  ----> I didnot understood this
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> >>> list[3:] -->  Does this mean its list[3:0]
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>    ':' here means --> from element index 3 to the last element
>   ['d', 'e', 'f'] ----> I didnot understood this
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> >>> list[:] -->  Does this mean its list[0:0]
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>    ':' here means --> from the first element to the last element
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> > ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f'] ----> I didnot understood this
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> > Regards
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> > Kaushal
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> Hope, this helps
> pujo
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