'_'.join(list) method on the underscore string
'_' glues together all strings in the
list using the underscore string as a delimiter—and returns a new string. For example, the expression
'_'.join(['a', 'b', 'c']) returns the new string
Definition and Usage
string.join(iterable) method joins the string elements in the
iterable to a new string by using the
string on which it is called as a delimiter.
Here’s a short example:
friends = ['Alice', 'Bob', 'Carl'] # Empty delimiter string '' print(''.join(friends)) # AliceBobCarl # Delimiter string '_' print('_'.join(friends)) # Alice_Bob_Carl
The string elements in the list
friends are concatenated using the delimiter string
'' in the first example and the underscore character
'_' in the second example.
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You can call this method on each list object in Python. Here’s the syntax:
|The elements to be concatenated.|
To practice what you’ve learned so far, feel free to solve the following interactive code puzzle:
Exercise: Guess the output and check if you were right by running the interactive code shell.
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