Python 3, receive a string as an argument without any return value
I'm learning Python and have been taking an online class. This class was very basic and I am know trying to continue my studies elsewhere. Stackoverflow.com has helped me a great deal. In the online course we didn't cover a lot about return statements, which I am now trying to learn. I would like to do something very basic, so I was thinking of creating a program that would receive a string as an argument without having any return value. I want the user to type a word that will be shown with characters or symbols between every letter. Example User types in the word Python. The word will be shown as =P=y=t=h=o=n= or -P-y-t-h-o-n- or maybe with * between every letter. Is this an easy task? Can someone help me how to go about doing this? Thank you. Joel
If you want to do it yourself, you can go through your string like this: my_string = "Python" for letter in my_string: # do something with the letter print(letter) This will print each letter in your word. What you want to do is having a new string with your desired character. You probably know you can concatenate (append) two strings in this way : str1 = "hello" str2 = "world" str3 = str1 + str2 print(str3) #helloworld So to do what you'd like to do, you can see each letter as a substring of your main string, and your desired character (for example *) as another string, and build a result string in that way. inputString = "Python" result = "" myChar = "*" for letter in inputString: # build your result build = build + letter print(build) This will just copy inputString into result, though I think you'll have understood how to use it in order to add your custom chars between the letters.
Yes python makes this sort of string manipulation very easy (some other languages... not so much). Look up the standard join function in the python docs.
def fancy_print(s, join_char='-'): # split string into a list of characters letters = list(s) # create joined string output = join_char + join_char.join(letters) + join_char # show it print(output) then >>> fancy_print("PYTHON") -P-Y-T-H-O-N- >>> fancy_print("PYTHON", "*") *P*Y*T*H*O*N*
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