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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

Dan Andresen
PLUS
Dan Andresen
Courses Plus Student 636 Points

Changing an item in a list.

The only thing I'm aware of at the moment is to .append() the list. I don't think this is what they're asking for though. How do I remove the "Treehouse" item and replace it with the first item in my name_list?

greeting_list.py
full_name = "Dan Andresen"
name_list = full_name.split()
greeting = "Hi, I'm Treehouse"
greeting_list = greeting.split()

1 Answer

Orestis Pouliasis
Orestis Pouliasis
5,549 Points

Your code needs a little fix:

full_name = "Dan Andressen"
name_list = full_name.split()
greeting_list = "Hi, I'm Treehouse".split()
greeting_list[2] = name_list[0]

You have use split() after the string "Hi, I'm Treehouse". The last line of code is indexing and says to take index spot 2 (="Treehouse") and then it changes the index spot 2 with the name_list index spot 0(="Dan") I made you understand, couldn't explain it better.

Dan Andresen
Dan Andresen
Courses Plus Student 636 Points

Ohh I understand, guess I was over thinking it a bit. Thanks a lot.