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Re: How to remove just the outermost braces of a list?


Nasser Abbasi schrieb:
> hello
> 
> I thought this will be easy, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do the 
> following.
> 
> e={a,{b}}
> Print[e]  ------> This will print {a,{b}}
> 
> What can I do to make it print   a,{b}  ?
> 
> Flatten does not do it.  TableForm came close, but it removes all braces, 
> not just the outermost.
> 
> Many times I get a list as a result which I want to print, but I do not want 
> the outermost braces to be displayed as well. I want to display just the 
> content of the list.
> 
> thanks,
> Nasser
> 

Hello,

does this:

dropOuterBraces[lst_List] :=
   StringTake[#1, {2, StringLength[#1] - 1}]&[ToString[lst]]

e = {a, {b}};
Print[dropOuterBraces[e]]

	a, {b}

what you want?

Peter


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