Need help with programming.

Matthew Dixon Cowles matt at
Thu Oct 25 03:08:45 CEST 2001

On 24 Oct 2001 23:46:36 GMT, Django <heeroygw at aol.comnojunk> wrote:

>Hello. I've just begun using Python, and am now getting into simple
>commands.  Everytime I try to use "else:" I get this message:

>SyntaxError: invalid syntax

It's probably your indentation. The else: needs to be lined up with
your if:

>>> a=5
>>> if a==4:
...   print "four"
... else:
...   print "not four"
not four


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