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Python if-else one line can be used as a ternary operator. There is the conditional expression.

a if cond else b

but this is an expression, not a statement.

Example code if..else in a single line in Python

In python need to convert the if…else statement to a one-line conditional expression.

value_1 if condition else value_2

Example of if…else in one line

x = 10

res = 'High' if x > 10 else 'Low'



Python if else one line

Can we write if/else into one line in python?

Answer: In if statements, the if (or elif or else) can be written on the same line as the body of the block if the block is just one like:

if something: somefunc()
else: otherfunc()

but this is discouraged as a matter of formatting style.


Do comment if you have any doubts and suggestions on this Python if-else code.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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