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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

list to string

How can I change a list to string variable ?

greeting_list.py
full_name = "Jorge Filho"
name_list = full_name.split()

greeting_list = "Hi, I'm Treehouse".split()

temporary = ""
for item in greeting_list:
  if item == 'Treehouse':
    item = name_list[0]
  temporary = temporary + " " + item
  greeting_list = temporary.split()

greeting = greeting_list.join()

1 Answer

Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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In python, you don't call the the join() method on the list you want to join, you call it on a bit of string that you are going to use to join the list, and the list is an argument to the method.

So if you want to join greeting_list with each element separated by nothing, you call the method on "".

''.join(greeting_list)