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George Sakkis george.sakkis at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 20:13:59 CET 2008


On Mar 24, 3:03 pm, pythonnubie <exxf... at hotmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 24, 11:57 am, Jeff <jeffo... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > What does the code look like?
>
> # Random Access
> # Demonstrates string indexing
> # Michael Dawson - 1/27/03
>
> import random
>
> word = "index"
> print "The word is: ", word, "\n"
>
> high = len(word)
> low = -len(word)
> for i in range(10):
>     position = random.randrange(low, high)
>     print "word[", position, "]\t", word[position]
>
> raw_input("\n\nPress the enter key to exit.")
>
> The  code is an exerp from  a  chm file . I  am petty sutre I  am
> nmot  getting  a  char  map error from  the copy/paste ! it looks
> simple enough !

It works fine on on Windows with standard Python 2.5. Something is
probably wrong with your ActiveState installation.

George



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