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how to match list members in py3.x


On 25/11/2018 11.41, Richard Damon wrote:
> On 11/25/18 12:28 PM, Muhammad Rizwan wrote:

>> handle = open('file.txt')
>> newlist = list()
>> for line in handle:
>>     #line.rstrip()
>>     linewords = line.split()
>>     print(linewords)
>>
>> for word in linewords:
>>     newlist.append(word)
>>     if word not in linewords:
>>         continue
>>     
>>
>>
>> print('new: ',newlist)
> 
> The first thing I note in looking at this is that the second loop will
> run AFTER the first loop completes, not for each step of the loop,
> because you outdented the code.
> 
> Also, you unconditionally add the word, and THEN check if it is in the list.

And the first thing that I note is that he checks to see if it is in
the list from which it came.

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