Python – Sort by Rear Character in Strings List

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When it is required to sort the list by rear character, a method is defined that uses negative indexing to return the result.

Example

Below is a demonstration of the same −

def get_rear_position(element):
   return element[-1]

my_list = ['python', 'is', 'fun', 'to', 'learn']

print("The list is : ")
print(my_list)

my_list.sort(key = get_rear_position)

print("The result is : ")
print(my_list)

Output

The list is :
['python', 'is', 'fun', 'to', 'learn']
The result is :
['python', 'fun', 'learn', 'to', 'is']

Explanation

  • A method is defined that takes element of the list as a parameter and returns the last element as output using negative indexing.

  • A list is defined and displayed on the console.

  • The list is now sorted using key as the previously defined method.

  • This is the output that is displayed on the console.

raja
Published on 08-Sep-2021 10:47:33
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