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how to get INDEX count, or last number of Index


On 5/23/2018 6:07 PM, asa32sd23 at gmail.com wrote:
> On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 5:51:42 PM UTC-4, asa3... at gmail.com wrote:
>> s = "kitti"
>>
>> 0,1,2,3,4
>> k,i,t,t,i
>>
>> how do i retrieve '4'. i know i can do a len(s)-1, but i assume there is a function that gives me last number of index
>>
>> thanks
> 
> thanks, it seems just a len(s) -1 is the right way to return it. thanks

No it is not.  Just use -1

 >>> s = 'kitty'
 >>> s[len(s)-1]
'y'
 >>> s[-1]
'y'

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Terry Jan Reedy