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Input without line break in Python, is it possible?

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The source code:

for i in range(8):
 n = input()

When we run it, consider the numbers below is the user input,

1
2
3
(and so forth)

my question, can i make it in just a single line like,

1 2 3 (and so forth)
posted Dec 4, 2013 by Sheetal Chauhan

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raw_input() is going to give you a string that you can then parse any way you want.

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Not easily while processing the input one at a time. You can, however, read one line of input and then split it:

 s = input()
 bits = s.split()
 if len(bits) != 8:
 what_now("?")
 else:
 for bit in bits:
 do_something(bit)

You could make it a bit more robust with something like:

 answers = []
 while len(answers) < 8:
 s = input()
 answers.append(s.split())
 del answers[8:] # we only want 8, so throw away extras
 for answer in answers:
 do_something(answer)

which would at least ensure that you have 8 entries.

answer Dec 4, 2013 by Amit Parthsarthi
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