New User-Need-Help

Bob Brusa bob.brusa at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 23:48:30 CET 2013


Am Freitag, 15. Februar 2013 schrieb Joel Goldstick :

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> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 4:45 PM, Deborah Piotrowski <
> spiceninja4u at gmail.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
> 'spiceninja4u at gmail.com');>> wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> I am very new to Python, I am using the e-book "Python Programming for
>> the Absolute Beginner" and am starting with a simple "Game Over" Program.
>>  This is the code:which is extremely simple!
>> print"Game Over" raw_input("\n\nPress Enter Key to exit")
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> welcome Nicholas
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> One important thing about python is indentation is important.  You have
> presented your code in a way that can't be.  Can you actually copy your
> program and paste it into an email message.  Also, Windows, Linux, Mac?
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>> That's it. It is supposed to bring up a window that says "Game Over" and
>> at the bottom say "Press enter Key to exit" and when you press the enter
>> key it is supposed to exit(big suprise).
>> But all it does is highlight "raw_input" and says "invalid syntax" Now,
>> if I just put "print "Game Over"" then it says Game Over UNDERNEATH the
>> code I just printed!
>> now I am following the book to the *pixel* and that is not what is
>> supposed to happen!
>> Please email me back as soon as you get this...(if you are not to busy).
>>
>> Thanks,Nicholas
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> Joel Goldstick
> http://joelgoldstick.com
>

Nicholas,
Could it be that you use a more recent version ( e. g. 3.3) of python? I
found that raw_input is indeed no longer recognized. Use input instead and
your code will work - at least it did so with python 3.3 on my iPad.
Bob


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