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Python

How do i use the loop on pattern

How do i iterate or loop through the pattern attribute

morse.py
class Letter:
    def __init__(self, pattern=None):
        self.pattern = pattern

    def __str__(self, pattern_test):
        pattern_test = []
        for pattern in pattern_test:
            return str(self.pattern)


class S(Letter):
    def __init__(self):
        pattern = ['.', '.', '.']
        super().__init__(pattern)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

Your loop syntax is good, but you've used the new variable as the iterator instead of the pattern. Instead, use:

for pattern in self.pattern:

Also, a different loop variable name might help avoid confusion. Perhaps something like "element" or "symbol"?

Then, you'll still need to add the code to convert the pattern characters ("." and "_") into the output string ("dot" and "dash" with "-" separators).