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In our last article we left off discussing Python's version of arrays (the list and dictionary). I also gave you a brief introduction to some Operators. In this tutorial I will tell you about Python's remaining data holder, Sets, and prepare you for a later discussion of Operators in Python.

  1. Python Sets
  2. Adding to a Set
  3. Copying Sets and Testing for Membership
  4. Removing Data from A Set
  5. Don't Make Me Repeat Myself!
  6. Using Operators on Sets
By: James Payne
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December 03, 2007

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You can also perform loops on Sets. Just keep in mind that Sets have no specific order.


bigword = Set ("acetylsalicyclic")

for n in bigword:

print n,

This will print out every letter in the word acetylsalicyclic. Again since there is no order in Sets, it will print the letters out randomly:

  a t y e c l a s i l c c t y i c

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