Python in Nashville

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sat Jun 20 15:12:18 CEST 2009


Yell123 at aol.com wrote:
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> I maintain a math hobby - magic square web page
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> http://www.knechtmagicsquare.paulscomputing.com/ 
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>  
> A very bright fellow in England sent me a algorithm written in python to 
> solve a problem I was working on.  I can't seem to get it to work ... 
> syntax problems....
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[snip]
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> *If some one could help me get this working ... I would be grateful.*
> 
> ** 
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> *I have loaded Python Ver 2.6 ... but when I paste this code in it keeps 
> giving me errors.*
> 
Are you trying to paste it in IDLE's interactive prompt? That can be
difficult! :-)

If I paste it all at once I get a syntax error, but if I paste one
function at a time then it's OK.



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