how does the % work?
gordon at panix.com
Fri Mar 22 18:14:42 CET 2013
In <mailman.3612.1363971987.2939.python-list at python.org> leonardo selmi <l.selmi at icloud.com> writes:
> hi guys
> i wrote this example :
> name = raw_input("What is your name?")
> quest = raw_input("What is your quest?")
> color = raw_input("What is your favorite color?")
> print """Ah, so your name is %s, your quest is %s,
> and your favorite color is %s.""" % (name, quest, color)
> but i get this error: Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/Users/leonardo/print.py", line 5, in <module>
> favourite color is %s.''') % (name, quest, color)
> TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for %: 'NoneType' and 'tuple'
> how can i solve it?
Are you sure you've given us the exact code? The printed text doesn't
exactly match. ("favorite" vs. "favourite", three double-quotes vs
three single-quotes, etc.)
The error message also says that the print statement has a
close-parenthesis after the string and before the arguments, which may be
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