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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

Create a variable named full_name that holds your full name. Make another variable named name_list that holds your full

Create a variable named full_name that holds your full name. Make another variable named name_list that holds your full name as a list, split on the spaces. Don't create name_list manually!

any suggestions? Thx

greeting_list.py
full_name = "peter gabriel"
name_as_list = list(full_name)
name_list = name_as_list ''.split(name_as_list)

1 Answer

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,650 Points

Hi Oscar,

To create a list using the full_name variable you simply just need to pass a string to the split method which consists of a space.

full_name = 'peter gabriel'
name_list = full_name.split()

EDIT: updated as per Mr. Loves comment below :)

Happy coding!

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

.split() will actually split on spaces (and tabs and new lines) by default, no arguments required!

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,650 Points

Thanks Kenneth Love, it's been a couple of months since I used Python, time for a refresh me thinks.