newbie: stani's python editor if-else

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Tue Sep 11 15:26:04 CEST 2007

On Sep 10, 11:24 pm, madzientist <madzient... at> wrote:
> hi,
> two quick questions:
> a) i am using SPE (latest version) and for some reason, when i type,
> say
> if 1==2:
>     print "not equal"
>     else:
>           print "equal"
> the else is at the same indentation level as the preceding print
> statement, and i get a syntax error
> why doesn't spe automatically put the else at the level of the if
> statement ? what am i dong wrong ? once i manually change the
> indentation, the code snippet runs perfectly.
> b) if this is not the group for such elementary questions, please do
> let me know.
> thanks !!!!
> suresh

I agree with Steve. I have yet to see an IDE for Python (or anything
else) that unindents statements. Even IDLE, the Official IDE for
Python, doesn't do that.


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