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Python List index() Method

Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python List index() method.

The Python List index() method returns the lowest index in a list that object appears.


The following below is the syntax for Python List index() method -

list.index( obj )

Parameter Details

  • obj - This is the object to be found out.

Return Value

This method returns index of the found object, otherwise raises an exception which indicates that the value was not found.


The following below is a simple example -


aList = [123, 'xyz', 'paul', 'abc'];
print "Index for xyz : ", aList.index( 'xyz' ) 
print "Index for paul : ", aList.index( 'paul' )

Below is the output of the above example -

Index for xyz :  1
Index for paul :  2

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python List insert() method.

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