# [Tutor] Problem with turtle

Marco Rompré marcodrompre at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 23:53:54 CET 2010

```It does not work either with the for n in range (10):

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Vern Ceder <vceder at canterburyschool.org>wrote:

> Ooops... missed a closing parenthese... that should be:
>
>
> for n in range(10):
>     <square and triange code here...>
>
> Vern Ceder wrote:
>
>> It looks like the indentation of n = n + 1 is wrong - it will be outside
>> of the while loop and so n will never increment and the loop will never end.
>>
>> Instead of a while loop I would suggest a for loop:
>>
>> for n in range(10:
>>    <square and triange code here...>
>>
>> HTH,
>>
>> Vern
>>
>> Marco Rompré wrote:
>>
>>> I wanted turtle to draw alternatively a square and a triangle with a
>>> space between them each with a specific color, angle(orientation as you
>>> said), size. Instead, turtle was drawing a yellow square then it was drawing
>>> a triangle on the sqare but with no lines whatsovever like it was just going
>>> over it and the last problem was that it was never stopping and i had to
>>> rstart the shell to make it stop.
>>>
>>> I hope I am more precis with my explanations.
>>>
>>> Thanks for helping me learn
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com<mailto:
>>> alan.gauld at btinternet.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>    "Marco Rompré" <marcodrompre at gmail.com
>>>    <mailto:marcodrompre at gmail.com>> wrote
>>>
>>>
>>>        Hi! I am relatively new to python and turtle and I really need
>>>
>>>
>>>    Thats what we are hee for but....
>>>
>>>
>>>        Here's my code: ignore my comments
>>>
>>>
>>>    n=0
>>>    while n < 10 :
>>>      down()                         # abaisser le crayon
>>>      carre(25, 'yellow', 0)         # tracer un carré
>>>      up()
>>>      forward(30)
>>>      triangle(90, 'blue',0)
>>>    n = n + 1
>>>
>>>
>>>        If I am to vague I wanted to do successfully exercise 7.6 in
>>>        Gérard Swinnen
>>>        tutorial for Python
>>>
>>>        It was supposed to look like this
>>>
>>>
>>>    So what happens? Is there an error message or does it just draw
>>>    the wrong thing? Don't make us guess...
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    --     Alan Gauld
>>>    Author of the Learn to Program web site
>>>    http://www.alan-g.me.uk/
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