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Nadia Savelyeva
Nadia Savelyeva
1,644 Points

Why does player not have to be defined in "for player in players"? [Solved]


I'm curious about the "for player in players: " line in this team.py challenge. Player is not defined as a variable, so why does the code work?

Any insight is appreciated. Thank you!


1 Answer

Nadia Savelyeva
Nadia Savelyeva
1,644 Points

Think I just found the answer to my own question in the For Loops video https://teamtreehouse.com/library/for-loops-6

This is due to to the specifics of the For Loops. The variable "player" is automatically defined during the looping process (you can name it whatever as long as that name goes after "for" and precedes "in") and can then be referenced and used in the subsequent function.