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 one year ago
Hi fellow OCW students,
I have a question about the Hangman game homework. http://pastebin.com/2mhjAqZC
here is my function for checking if there's more guesses to go. What it does is that it goes through every string in 'inter' to see if there's '_' . So, if there's none of them, it means you've guessed everything and you won. However, my question is that my code seems to be too long. Are there more efficient ways to check if there's a specific character that I'm looking for in my string.
 one year ago
Hi fellow OCW students, I have a question about the Hangman game homework. http://pastebin.com/2mhjAqZC here is my function for checking if there's more guesses to go. What it does is that it goes through every string in 'inter' to see if there's '_' . So, if there's none of them, it means you've guessed everything and you won. However, my question is that my code seems to be too long. Are there more efficient ways to check if there's a specific character that I'm looking for in my string.

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MicroBot
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if something in somethingelse: do this

LoveMathFermat
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0'inter' is the string of your guesses on a word. So, it changes from '_ _ _ _ ' to something like '_ _ s _"

MicroBot
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or if '_' not in word: etc etc

LoveMathFermat
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0woops! that simple! Thanks!

MicroBot
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let me know if it works

LoveMathFermat
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes! it works! Thanks MicroBot
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