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Python

jessicamurr
jessicamurr
3,313 Points

Can you update the keys without changing the values?

In the video Update and Mutate Dictionaries, we update the values of the keys by passing the key:

course['teacher'] = 'Treasure'

However, what if I wanted to change the key itself instead of changing the value of that key? Like if I wanted to change 'teacher' to 'professor' while keeping the value the same?

Thanks for your help!

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,274 Points

You can't change a key, but you can create a new key and assign it the value of the old one, then delete the old key.