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Sabry Salman2,465 Points
list - printing specific item (within a list) which starts with a specific letter
I am trying to print items in a list which start with a specific letter. the code I used was
continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']
for a in continents:
new_list = 
if a(0) == 'A' : new_list.append(a)
is there a more efficient way to do this?
Steven Parker225,664 Points
You don't need to create a new list, just print each one (or not) inside the loop.
Also, I would not expect "
a(0)" to work. Indexing is normally done with square brackets: "
And when posting code, always use the instructions for code formatting in the Markdown Cheatsheet pop-up below the "Add an Answer" area. Or watch this video on code formatting.