Re: Making a lists with conditions

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• Subject: [mg85698] Re: Making a lists with conditions
• From: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>
• Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 07:03:12 -0500 (EST)
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On Feb 18, 11:02 pm, Guillermo Sanchez <guillermo.sanc... at hotmail.com>
wrote:
> Dear group
>
> I have two list (list1:{a1, ...ai,  aj, ..., an}, list2:{{ai,
> bi}, ..., {aj, bj}}.
>
> I wish to obtain a new list (list3} where be included all members of
> list1 and list2. If elements ak is not included in list2 then write
> {ak, 0}.
>
> Here is an example:
>
> list1 = {3.8,  3.85, 3.9,  3.95,  4., 4.05,  4.1};
> list2 = {{3.85, 120}, { 4.0 , 111}, {4.1, 314}};
>
> ff[list1_, list2_] := =BFlist1, list2?
>
> Here is the ouput that I wist to obtain
>
> Out:={{3.8, 0} , {3.85`, 120}, {3.9`, 0}, {3.95, 0}, {4.`, 111},
> {4.05`, 0}, {4.1`, 314}}
>
> I have a method but it is two complicate. I am sure that some members
> of the group will find a elegant solution
>
> Thanks
>
> Guillermo

Sort@Join[ {#,0}& /@ Complement[ list1, list2[[All,1]] ], list2 ]

(not tested)

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