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Python videos | Python Part 7b - Sequences: slicing
Posted by Andy Brown on 14 October 2021
The previous tutorial in this series looked at looping over all of the elements of a sequence, but there are a number of tricks that you can use to pick out just a subset of the elements in a list, tuple, range of numbers or string, using a technique called slicing, as explained in this tutorial.
This video has the following accompanying files:
|Base data.py||Python code||Tuple of films and string quotation|
|Simple slicing.py||Python code||Some simple slicing examples|
|Editing lists.py||Python code||Changing the contents of lists|
|Step values.py||Python code||Using step values|
Click to download a zipped copy of the above files.
After watching this video, you may like to test your understanding by doing one or more of the following exercises:
|Use different slicing techniques to extract the names of animals from strings of text||Easy|
You can also download the answers to each exercise from the links above.
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