Doing tutorial - my script shows different results.

Carsten Gaebler cg at schlund.de
Thu Sep 21 14:16:19 CEST 2000


You use the wrong quotes. Use backticks instead: `x`, `x*x`, etc.


vbMark wrote:
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> The script in the tutorial (7.1 Fancier Output Formatting) is:
> 
> >>> def go():
>         import string
>         for x in range(1,11):
>                 print string.rjust('x',2),string.rjust('x*x',3),
>                 print string.rjust('x*x*x',4)
> 
> The tutorial says the output should be:
> 
>  1   1    1
>  2   4    8
>  3   9   27
>  4  16   64
>  5  25  125
>  6  36  216
>  7  49  343
>  8  64  512
>  9  81  729
> 10 100 1000
> 
> But my output is:
> 
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
>  x x*x x*x*x
> 
> What is wrong?



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