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changing list items

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say i have a list

alist = ['a','b','c','e','d','f']
I wanted to change the elements , say alist[2:4] .

If i do alist[2:4] = "t" , it gives
['a', 'b', 't', 'd', 'f'] which is not what i want.
I wanted alist = ['a','b','t','t','d','f']

My list may have more elements, and i may need to replace elements from
different positions,
eg alist[10:15] , alist[30:40] etc..


Nov 23 '06 #1
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A possibile first solution:
>>alist = ['a','b','c','e','d','f']
inf, sup = 2, 4
alist[inf:sup] = ["t"] * (sup - inf)
['a', 'b', 't', 't', 'd', 'f']


Nov 23 '06 #2

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