[Tutor] Oh no! Wrong advice!
eike.welk at gmx.net
Fri Oct 16 14:29:42 CEST 2009
Well, my ideas weren't so good:
On Friday 16 October 2009, Eike Welk wrote:
> I have an other idea for a color function. It cam be embedded in
> the print statement because it returns an empty string:
> def color(color_num):
> '''Change text color and return empty string.'''
> return ''
> print "There are", color(4), apples_left, \
> color(7), "left in the basket."
This one is a bit inelegant; look at Kent's mail.
> print "There are " + color(4) + str(apples_left) \
> + color(7) + " left in the basket."
And this statement unfortunately doesn't work. The color change
commands are both executed when the string is assembled; before the
string is printed. So the whole text is printed in color 7.
Sorry for wasting your time,
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