Changing iteration variable inside for loop in Python [duplicate]

Python has a few nice things happening in the background of for loops.
For example:

for i in range(10):

will constantly set i to be the next element in the range 0-10 no matter what.

If you want to do the equivalent in python you would do:

i = 0
while i < 10:
    if i == 2:
        i = 4
    else:      # these line are
        i += 1 # the correct way
    i += 1 # note that this is wrong if you want 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9

If you are trying to convert it to C then you have to remember that the i++ in the for loop will always add to the i.

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