Input wont work with if statement if it has a space

emile emile at fenx.com
Wed Mar 6 00:47:31 CET 2013


On 03/05/2013 03:33 PM, eli m wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 3:31:13 PM UTC-8, eli m wrote:
>> Hi guys, i have a program like this: (A lot of code is not included)
>>
>> run = 0
>>
>> while run == 0:
>>
>>     function = raw_input("Type in a function:")
>>
>>     if function == "Example":

whenever function isn't _exactly_ "Example" the else clause executes.

If you want to catch forms of example you might try:

     if function.strip().upper() == "EXAMPLE":

Emile




>>
>>        print ("Hello World!")
>>
>>     else:
>>
>>        print ("blah blah blah")
>>
>>
>>
>> The problem is that whenever i type in example with a space after it then it prints the else statement.
>>
>>
>>
>> My question is, how do i get it to except input with spaces?
>
> oops i meant function = raw_input("Type in a function:")
>





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