﻿ Python: Split a list based on first character of word - w3resource # Python: Split a list based on first character of word

## Python List: Exercise - 40 with Solution

Write a Python program to split a list based on first character of word.

Sample Input:

```word_list = ['be','have','do','say','get','make','go','know','take','see','come','think',
``` Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````from itertools import groupby
from operator import itemgetter

word_list = ['be','have','do','say','get','make','go','know','take','see','come','think',

for letter, words in groupby(sorted(word_list), key=itemgetter(0)):
print(letter)
for word in words:
print(word)
```
```

Sample Output:

```a
b
be
c
call
come
d
do
-----
w
want
work
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Merges two or more lists into a list of lists, combining elements from each of the input lists based on their positions

Example:

```def tips_merge(*args, fill_value=None):
max_length = max([len(lst) for lst in args])
result = []
for i in range(max_length):
result.append([
args[k][i] if i < len(args[k])
else fill_value for k in range(len(args))
])
return result
print(tips_merge(['x', 'y'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_merge(['x'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_merge(['x'], [1, 2], [True, False], fill_value = '_'))
```

Output:

```[['x', 1, True], ['y', 2, False]]
[['x', 1, True], [None, 2, False]]
[['x', 1, True], ['_', 2, False]]
```