Re: DeleteCases : several at once, conditions

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• Subject: [mg49395] Re: [mg49369] DeleteCases : several at once, conditions
• From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
• Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 06:39:19 -0400 (EDT)
• References: <200407161006.GAA24904@smc.vnet.net>
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```list={{1,6,7},{3,6,9},{1,2,11},{3,5,9},{2,5,6},{2,9,11},{2,10,11},{3,7,9},{5,
8,11},{3,7,9},{7,8,9},{2,5,12},{2,6,10},{2,10,11},{1,6,9},{6,10,12},{3,
6,12},{2,5,12},{3,8,9},{1,2,7}};
DeleteCases[list,{1,_,_}|{3,_,_}]
DeleteCases[list,{1,__}|{3,__}]

{{2,5,6},{2,9,11},{2,10,11},{5,8,11},{7,8,9},{2,5,12},{2,6,10},{2,10,11},{
6,10,12},{2,5,12}}

{{2,5,6},{2,9,11},{2,10,11},{5,8,11},{7,8,9},{2,5,12},{2,6,10},{2,10,11},{
6,10,12},{2,5,12}}

Bobby

On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 06:06:59 -0400 (EDT), camerzone <camerzone at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Suppose you have a list of lists, something like
> {{1, 6, 7}, {3, 6, 9}, {1, 2, 11}, {3, 5, 9}, {2, 5, 6}, {2, 9, 11}, {
>   2, 10, 11}, {3, 7, 9}, {5, 8, 11}, {3, 7, 9}, {7, 8, 9}, {2, 5, 12},
> {2, 6,
>     10}, {2, 10, 11}, {1, 6, 9}, {6, 10, 12}, {3, 6, 12}, {2, 5, 12},
> {3, 8,
>      9}, {1, 2, 7}}
> and you want to delete cases matching several different patterns, say
> {1,_,_} and {9,_,_}
> What's the most efficient way?
>
> Also, can you use conditions with DeleteCases?  Say, I want to delete
> all cases containing even numbers?
>
> tks
>
>

--
DrBob at bigfoot.com
www.eclecticdreams.net

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