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Python Python Basics Types and Branching Comparisons

syntax "else " and "elif" are showing invalid syntax

I don't know how to show my code properly so i hope this is enough to get help!

https://w.trhou.se/0zrqgd6ayz

1 Answer

Whitespace matters in Python. The elif and else statements should be at the same indentation level as the if statement.

if first_name == "Eurie":
    print(first_name, "is learning python")
elif first_name == "Logan":
    print(first_name, "is learning with fellow students in the community!  Me too!")
else:
    # this is just in case we have a younger user who can;t yet ready
    age = int(input("how old are you are?  "))
    if age <= 6:
        print("Wow you're {}! If you're confident with your reading already...".format(age))
        print("you should totally learn python, {}!".format(first_name))
        print("Have a great day {}!".format(first_name))