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Some sample programs

Replacing a slice

You can replace a slice in a list with the elements from another list through assignment.

Can change the length of the list

Note that this operation can change the length of the original list.

The script in Listing 1 replaces a slice in a list with the elements from another list.

Listing 1 . Replace a slice in a list.
# Illustrates replacing a slice in a list ##---------------------------------------- print("Create and print a list")listA = [100,200,300,400,500] print(listA)print("Original length is:") print(len(listA))print("Replace a slice") listA[1:4]= [2,4,8,16,32,64] print("Print the modified list")print(listA) print("Modified length is:")print(len(listA))

The function named len()

This program also illustrates the use of the function named len() to get and print the length of the list.

Replaces a three-element slice with a six-element list

In this program, a slice of an original five-element list, consisting of the elements from 1 through 3 inclusive, is replaced by the elements of a new listconsisting of six new elements.

Length of the list is increased by 3

Since three existing elements are replaced by six new elements, the overall length of the listis increased by three elements.

Program output

The output from this program is shown in Figure 1 .

Figure 1 . Program output.
Create and print a list [100, 200, 300, 400, 500]Original length is: 5Replace a slice Print the modified list[100, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 500] Modified length is:8

As you can see in Figure 1 , the six new elements replaced the three original elements to increase the length of the list from 5 to 8 elements.

Replacing an element with a list

It is also possible to replace an element in an existing list with a new list, as illustrated by the program in Listing 2 .

Behavior is different from above

In this case, the behavior is different from that shown above where a slice from the original list was replaced with the elements from a different list (even though the right operand of the assignment operator is the same in both cases) .

Produces nested lists

When a single element is replaced by a list, the result is that a new list is nested inside the original list .

Length is unchanged

It is also interesting to note that the length of the list is unchanged by this operation since the list that replaces the element is itself considered tobe a single element. Therefore, the number of elements is not changed.

This is illustrated in Listing 2 , where the element at index 2 of an original list is replaced with a new listhaving six elements.

Listing 2 . Replacing an element with a list.
# Illustrates replacing an # element with a slice# #-------------------------------print("Create and print a list") listA = [100,200,300,400,500]print(listA) print("Original length is:")print(len(listA)) print("Replace an element")listA[2] = [2,4,8,16,32,64]print("Print the modified list") print(listA)print("Modified length is:") print(len(listA))

Program output from replacing an element with a list

The output from this program is shown in Figure 2 .

Questions & Answers

what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
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what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
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