[Tutor] Making big 'uns into little 'uns

Ray Jones crawlzone at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 19:22:23 CEST 2012

On 09/06/2012 10:05 AM, Alan Gauld wrote:
> On 06/09/12 14:56, Ray Jones wrote:
>> I have a multiple 'if' expression that I need to drastically reduce in
>> size, both for readability and to keep errors from creeping in.
>> For example, I would like to have the variable 'test' point to the a
>> location 'grid[rcount-1][ccount-1]' so that everywhere I would use
>> 'grid.....', I could replace it with 'test' How would I accomplish that?
> I may have missed some messages but this is context free.
> What are these multiple if statements?
> Why would "reducing" them improve readability? It might make them
> shorter but more cryptic.
> As to the other question, is
> test = grid[rcount-1][ccount-1]
> too obvious?
I went out to the kitchen for a bit to eat an hour or so ago and
suddenly did a face-palm! Duh!

I'm going to have to quit dog-sitting for my niece - these all-nighters
are killing my thinking ability!


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