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Re: List Manipulation

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  • Subject: [mg124914] Re: List Manipulation
  • From: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 05:00:39 -0500 (EST)
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On Feb 11, 12:46 pm, Murta <rodrigomur... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I'm looking some better solution for the below list manipulation:
> l1={a,b,c};
> l2={{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}};
> output = {{a,1},{a,2},{a,3},{b,4},{b,5},{b,6},{c,7},{c,8},{c,9}}
> It's a simple distributions of terms.
>
> I used this solution, but I think it's not an elegant one:
>
> f[a_, b_] := Flatten[{a, #}] & /@ b;
> MapThread[f, {l1, l2}] // Flatten[#, 1] &
>
> Some clue?
> Maybe with Outer or Inner?
> Thanks in advance!
> Murta

Flatten[MapThread[Thread[{##}]&,{l1,l2}],1]

{{a,1},{a,2},{a,3},{b,4},{b,5},{b,6},{c,7},{c,8},{c,9}}



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