Meino Christian Cramer <Meino.Cramer / gmx.de> wrote in message news:<20040705.090101.07634377.Meino.Cramer / gmx.de>...
> Hi,
> 
>  In my program there is a hash of this form
> 
> 	   a={ "<string_a>" => [<val1>,<val2>,<val3>],
> 		   "<string_b>" => [<val4>,<val5>,<val6>],
> 		   "<string_c>" => [<val7>,<val8>,<val9>]
> 		   }
> 
>   I am looking for a short and handy way to produce an array out of
>   this, which looks like:
> 
> 	 b=[[<val1>,<val2>,<val3>],[<val4>,<val5>,<val6>],[<val7>,<val8>,<val9>]]
> 
>  without iterating over the hash.
> 


 b = a.values


Ciao

Denis