[Tutor] Converting a string to a list with each character as an item

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Thu Jan 11 23:22:11 CET 2007



On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Terry Carroll wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Amadeo Bellotti wrote:
>
>> does anyone know how to do this? I need it because i want to make a binary
>> coverter
>
>>>> s = "101001100100101"
>>>> l = list(s)
>>>> l
> ['1', '0', '1', '0', '0', '1', '1', '0', '0', '1', '0', '0', '1', '0', '1']

By the way Amadeo, is it really necessary to do the conversion here? 
Strings follow the same indexing as lists, and they can also be used in 
loops.


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