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SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk
Tue Nov 18 13:19:23 CET 2003


> From:	nards_collective [SMTP:nards_collective at yahoo.com.au]
> a=eI'm new to Python, in fact I'm new to programming. I'm trying to write
> a simulation program, for a biology class I'm teaching next year. the
> following code is giving me trouble and i can't work out why.
> 
> 	if e>= 1 :
> 		a=e
> 	else :
> 		a=0
> 
> 
> I keep getting a syntax error.
> This piece of code is meant to keep the value of a equal to or grater
> than 0. Any odeas would be appreciated.
 
Is that your whole script? If so, it'll get a syntax error 'cos the whole
thing is indented. Change it to:

if e>= 1 :
    a=e
else :
    a=0

And you'll get a NameError instead...

Cheers,
Simon Brunning,
http://www.brunningonline.net/simon/blog/
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