FAQ: Code Challenge: Dictionaries - Largest Value


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Just want to confirm, there is no method or function i.e. ‘.whatever’ to return all the keys holding a given value?

Confirmed. There is no built-in method to do that.

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Sorta took a long-handed approach lol. Couldn’t work out how to get a key from a value but got it in the end by using a for loop.

def max_key(my_dictionary):
  for keys in my_dictionary.keys():
  for keys,values in my_dictionary.items():
    if my_dictionary[keys]==maxkey:
      return keys