Why is it different from the example on the tutorial?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Jul 6 16:47:25 CEST 2014


On 06/07/2014 15:34, Roy Smith wrote:
>
> * You can print foo itself, to find out its value, but this can get
> tricky, since sometimes objects print themselves in confusing ways.
> Printing repr(foo) will usually get you more detail.
>

For the OP the pretty print module is usually better than plain old 
print https://docs.python.org/3/library/pprint.html#module-pprint.

I use it like this

from pprint import pprint as pp

The iPython shell (and presumably others as well) also does a better job 
of displaying objects than print.

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Mark Lawrence

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