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    Thread: sorting nested dict according to values
Post: RE: sorting nested dict according to values

Thanks a lot for your suggestions! A version without lambda probably doesn't exist in Python 3, I fear? lambda is too much magic for me, I prefer understanding what I am doing. About the hardcoded k...
merlem General Coding Help 6 13,288 Apr-01-2017, 08:17 PM
    Thread: sorting nested dict according to values
Post: sorting nested dict according to values

What I have: a nested dict (see code), with integer values as lowest "level". What I wish to reach: a couple of lists with pairs of the highest level key and the values, while the intermediate keys ar...
merlem General Coding Help 6 13,288 Apr-01-2017, 06:09 PM
    Thread: update a variable in parent window after closing its toplevel window
Post: RE: update a variable in parent window after closi...

I'm not sure whether I really understand this problem. However, if the publisher is not a solution, it would be helpful to know in which line of your code the error occurs. I can't assing that until ...
merlem GUI 5 5,267 Mar-13-2017, 12:32 PM
    Thread: Determine Number Fulfilling Three Inputs
Post: RE: Determine Number Fulfilling Three Inputs

(Mar-13-2017, 02:33 AM)Larz60+ Wrote: then add together Wouldn't that give the result for how many characters fullfill any of the conditions? Or did I misunderstood? Assuming that  the three alread...
merlem Homework 3 2,314 Mar-13-2017, 12:26 PM
    Thread: update a variable in parent window after closing its toplevel window
Post: RE: update a variable in parent window after closi...

You could also consider to use the module 'Publisher'. Prepare a publisher in the toplevel window that sends a message in case of being destroyed (or a publisher at the same point where you give the c...
merlem GUI 5 5,267 Mar-12-2017, 05:10 PM
    Thread: if with range
Post: RE: if with range

(Mar-08-2017, 08:36 PM)Federer Wrote: I want to check if any of this variable over 200 must print not within range If the only necessary check is whether any variable is (not) above 200, maybe this ...
merlem Homework 6 3,091 Mar-09-2017, 04:49 PM
    Thread: Use of Multiple Object
Post: RE: Use of Multiple Object

The problem is the position of the second line. In this way, *all* instances of the class will share the same array. So, the array of the second one starts with the same elements as the array of the  ...
merlem General Coding Help 5 2,631 Mar-08-2017, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Adding text to files easy but I need help
Post: RE: Adding text to files easy but I need help

You already have a nice description of the necessary steps in the task. Now, search for the appropriate commands: what to use for user input, file handling (opening and closing, reading from and writ...
merlem Homework 2 2,883 Mar-08-2017, 09:53 AM
    Thread: LibreOffice python makros: official documentation?
Post: LibreOffice python makros: official documentation?

Actually I try to teach myself writing python makros for LibreOffice. However, I can't find the official documentation for this. I came across some tutorials and examples when searching the web, but t...
merlem Bar 0 1,440 Mar-07-2017, 12:21 PM
    Thread: Encapsulation issue
Post: RE: Encapsulation issue

I only know the answer for wxpython. There an own module exist for that kind of things, the 'Publisher': https://wxpython.org/docs/api/wx.lib.pub...class.html I guess that other toolkits also have an...
merlem General Coding Help 4 2,312 Mar-07-2017, 12:11 PM
    Thread: separating different parts of a listbox
Post: RE: separating different parts of a listbox

If I understand the problem (I'm far from being sure in that point), then you might consider using .split().
merlem GUI 3 2,424 Mar-04-2017, 08:50 AM
    Thread: How to exit after a try exception?
Post: RE: How to exit after a try exception?

I would recommend to omit the 'else'. try:     result = x / y     print("result is", result) except ZeroDivisionError:     print("division by zero!")If you predefine a 'result', you can also do: resu...
merlem General Coding Help 11 39,214 Mar-04-2017, 08:44 AM
    Thread: Is Python Suitable?
Post: RE: Is Python Suitable?

I would also say, yes, it's surely worth a try. And: you should consider using numpy from the beginning. There are some tutorials online, but I can't evaluate the quality. Probably those who work with...
merlem Data Science 3 2,365 Feb-28-2017, 12:19 PM
    Thread: TypeError: request for something already fulfilled?
Post: RE: TypeError: request for something already fulfi...

Thanks a lot, that makes it much more clear to me!
merlem GUI 11 5,894 Feb-24-2017, 11:06 AM
    Thread: I need someone to write an algorithm!!!!
Post: RE: I need someone to write an algorithm!!!!

In Python, I guess? # prerequisite: have a username for output username = "has-to-come-from-somewhere" # output print(username)
merlem General Coding Help 3 2,252 Feb-24-2017, 11:04 AM
    Thread: TypeError: request for something already fulfilled?
Post: RE: TypeError: request for something already fulfi...

Oh. Unfortunately, 'item' is nowhere explained in the docs (as far as I can say). How do I make one, then? Edit: I checked the tutorials https://wiki.wxpython.org/GridBagSizerTutorial https://github....
merlem GUI 11 5,894 Feb-23-2017, 01:55 PM
    Thread: TypeError: request for something already fulfilled?
Post: RE: TypeError: request for something already fulfi...

Yes. That's the 'item'. The 'pos' is the second argument.
merlem GUI 11 5,894 Feb-23-2017, 01:24 PM
    Thread: TypeError: request for something already fulfilled?
Post: RE: TypeError: request for something already fulfi...

One case more in these things... import wx gridcontent = [["1", "2", "3", "4"],                ["5", "6", "7", "8"]] class Mainframe(wx.Frame):     def __init__(self, parent, id, title):         wx...
merlem GUI 11 5,894 Feb-23-2017, 01:03 PM
    Thread: Solutions to this questions
Post: RE: Solutions to this questions

Maybe the indentation of the second-to-last row may cause problems?
merlem Homework 8 8,429 Feb-23-2017, 10:48 AM
    Thread: typing farsi (persian) in python
Post: RE: typing farsi (persian) in python

Wasn't that me, mentioning XP? :-o (I tried to find some information about what OS gray is using but could not find some. Did I miss it?)
merlem GUI 33 19,688 Feb-23-2017, 08:39 AM

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