[Tutor] Still the Python Challenge
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Tue Jan 3 20:09:03 CET 2012
On 03/01/12 17:44, Joaquim Santos wrote:
> - How to correctly populate a list using, for instance, a for loop;
I can't tell what you had because the formatting got lost in the email
> - how to correctly use join to read the said list in a human friendly way...
You seem to be doing that OK as is. Do you think you have a problem with it?
> This was the code I was using.
> for letter in cypheredText:
> asciiValue = ord(letter)
> if asciiValue in range(97, 123):
> asciiValue += shiftedCypherNumber
> if asciiValue> 122:
> asciiValue -= 26
> newLetter = chr(asciiValue)
Up to her is OK, but...
Asssuming this next line is still inside the for loop?
> text = list()
If this is in the loop then you create a new list for every letter.
And you override the previous one so losing it...
You probably want this before the loop. Its more usual to just do
text = 
though.... But both techniques work.
> joinedText = ' '.join(text)
This is right but your text only has a single value in it
as explained above.
> Thanks for all your time and patience. Sorry for before not using Plain text!
It seems something is still broken! :-(
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