ERROR when hitting RETURN on INPUT

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Sat Mar 11 11:25:25 CET 2006


ctilly at gmail.com wrote:
> How do you prevent getting the following error when you hit the RETURN
> key on an empty INPUT prompt from windows?
> 
> If I am at the Interactive Window and I type in: input("blah"), I get
> an input dialog.  If I then hit ENTER w/o keying in a value I get the
> following error.  WHY????
> 
> SyntaxError: unexpected EOF while parsing
> 
Because the input() function expects a Python expression that it can 
evaluate to return a result. You probably want raw_input() instead.

regards
  Steve
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