[Numpy-discussion] force column vector

Sven Schreiber svetosch@gmx....
Wed Feb 7 09:11:01 CST 2007


Christian schrieb:
> Hi,
> 
> when creating an ndarray from a list, how can I force the result to be
> 2d *and* a column vector? So in case I pass a nested list, there will be no
> modification of the shape and when I pass a simple list, it will be 
> converted to a 2d column vector. I can only think of a solution using 'if'
> clauses but I suppose there is a more elegant way.
> 

I'd be interested if you find a way without a single 'if'; I can't think
of any, sorry. (which doesn't mean much, however... :-)

Maybe your best bet is to make sure the lists are always nested at the
source, if you have any control over that particular source.

good luck,
sven


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