quoting %

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Oct 13 13:43:30 CEST 2004

Matthias Teege wrote:

> I need a string like this "foo '%value%'" for a database query but
> print "'%%s%'"%value gives me TypeError: not all arguments converted
> during string formatting. How does I quote the "%" sign in this case?

use "%%".

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