Offset list elements

Python, List · Nov 2, 2020

Moves the specified amount of elements to the end of the list.

  • Use slice notation to get the two slices of the list and combine them before returning.
def offset(lst, offset):
  return lst[offset:] + lst[:offset]
offset([1, 2, 3, 4, 5], 2) # [3, 4, 5, 1, 2]
offset([1, 2, 3, 4, 5], -2) # [4, 5, 1, 2, 3]

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