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Re: foreach loop

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  • Subject: [mg51944] Re: [mg51868] foreach loop
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 02:18:41 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

If you want to loop through irregular values use MapThread.

    Print[Switch[#, fall, "Fallen leaves", winter, "Snow flakes", spring,
          "Green buds", summer, "Swim suits"]] &, {{fall, winter, spring,

David Park
djmp at

From: symbio [mailto:symbio at]
To: mathgroup at

Is there a foreach loop statement in Mathematica?  I need to loop through a
list of words, rather than numbers.  I need the equivalent of Do[expr,
{n,0,10,1}], except I need to step through a list like so:  foreach loop
[expr, {fall, winter, spring, summer}].  Can anyone help?

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