[Tutor] Print question in IDLE
vceder at canterburyschool.org
Sat Jan 31 02:16:38 CET 2009
I just tried it in Python 3 (both at the interactive prompt and in idle)
and both places I get:
>>> "food is very nice" #lets eat
'food is very nice'
So it looks like it *should* work. You might copy and paste exactly what
you get into a post, including the full error traceso that we can see if
there is some other problem.
From the error message I (like Alan) wonder if you are typing in the
">>>" or something like that.
> I apologize for asking such a dumb question but I have no prior
> programming experience and am trying to learn by following examples from
> a book. And also from the web.
> Simply put here is where I am stuck. (Python version 3.0)
> I type in the example using the comment command:
> (example) *>>> "food is very nice" #lets eat
> *(I am supposed to get) *food is very nice
> (*What I do get is) SyntaxError: invalid syntax (<pyshell#3>, line 1)
> I understand the comment part, no problem but no way can I get past what
> ever else I am doing wrong. I assume it's something fundamental but I
> can't get past this.
> Thanks for any help.
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