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to declare several variables in one line, use multiple equals signs:

var1 = var2 = var3 = var4 = 0

be careful though using this form to declare dicts; due to python’s mutability rules, multiple dictionaries instantiated this way will all point to the same set of keys and values!


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3 Responses to “declare multiple variables in one line in python”

  1. on 10 May 2008 at 10:03 am 67df4075e33e

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  2. on 25 Jun 2012 at 6:04 am Emil

    Another way to do the same thing which allows for assigning different values to each variable is by using the tuples:
    var1, var2, var3, var4 = 0, 0, 0, 0

  3. on 14 May 2016 at 10:37 am J-Doug

    Awesome, thanks!

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