A NewBie Question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg53582] A NewBie Question*From*: Zhe Hu <iamhuzhe at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 01:59:34 -0500 (EST)*Reply-to*: Zhe Hu <iamhuzhe at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Is there a way to take parts of a list as follows: takeParts[{a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i}, {2,3,4}] {{a,b}, {c,d,e}, {f,g,h,i}} A tedious way might be transforming {2, 3, 4} into {{1,2}, {3,5}, {6, 9}} (by Fold) and then Part/@ onto it. Is there a simpler way to do it? Thanks, Hu Zhe

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