Script Bug?

John Purser jmpurser at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 20:46:40 CEST 2006


On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 10:51 -0700, Omar wrote:
> okay,I'm going through this python tutorial, and according to the
> tutorial, I can type this:
> 
> [code]
> myList = [1,2,3,4]
> for index in range(len(myList)):
>     myList[index] += 1
> print myList
> [/code]
> 
> however, in my IDLE python shell, when I type
> 
> [code]
> >>> myList = [1,2,3,4]
> >>> for index in range(len(myList)):[/code]
> 
> it just gives me a prompt
> [code]
> >>> [/code]
> 
> ?
> 
> why doesn't it just bring me to line three?  I need to have
> persistence, cause little snags like these discourage me.  I know I
> need thicker skin to write code.
> 
> any advice is appreciated
> 

Omar,

The [code] and [/code] tags are markup to tell you where the code starts
and stops. They are not python.  Ignore them.  Type the rest into the
interpreter and see what happens.

John Purser




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