[Tutor] IF statements
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Oct 6 10:31:04 CEST 2008
"WM" <WFERGUSON1 at SOCAL.RR.COM> wrote
> to IF. The code below was not written by me. It is a copy/paste
> job from the tutor. I do not have any idea what is going wrong.
> >>> x = int(raw_input("Please enter an integer: "))
> Please enter an integer: 42
> >>> if x < 0:
> ... x = 0
> ... print 'Negative changed to zero'
> ... elif x == 0:
> ... print 'Zero'
> ... elif x == 1:
> ... print 'Single'
> ... else:
> ... print 'More'
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
It looks as if you maybe cut more than you intended?
Also I'm not sure about the ... prompts. I don't have 2.6 yet
so maybe its an enhancement to IDLE but notmally IDLE
doesn't print ... prompts. Did you cut n paste them too?
If so that would confuse IDLE.
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