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Resetting iterators

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I have the following code

	    cur.execute("select symbol,stopPrice from holdings order by symbol" )
    for row in cur:
        newSym =str(row[0])
        if(syms==""):
                syms = newSym
        else:
                syms += ","+newSym
	   
	    holdingStops = BuildMyDict(cur)
	

	def BuildMyDict(response):
    myDict = dict()
    print(str(response))
    for r in response:
        myDict[r[0]] = float(r[1])
    return myDict
	

When I get to the BuldMyDict it believes the cur has already completed.  Is there a command that will reset the iterator counter?

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First, verify that it actually can iterate through the data set twice, by trying a for loop right after the first one. If it can't iterate twice, then you call fetchall() to obtain a list and store that in another variable instead. You will be able to iterate over a generic Python list as many times as you need to.

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