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Python Python Collections (Retired) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

Y. Kravets
Y. Kravets
10,350 Points

And one more about dictionaries

Well, clearly I do not understand dictionaries all that well, otherwise I bet the code below would be working. Apart from explaining what is it I am doing wrong could I please ask for a simple put explanation on using lists of dictionaries? I think I understand the concept, but the syntax and boundaries are unclear to me.

Thanks in advance!

dicts = [
    {'name': 'Michelangelo',
     'food': 'PIZZA'},
    {'name': 'Garfield',
     'food': 'lasanga'},
    {'name': 'Walter',
     'food': 'pancakes'},
    {'name': 'Galactus',
     'food': 'worlds'}

string = "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!"

def string_factory(dicts,string):
  counter = 0
  while counter < len(dicts):
    counter += 1
  return new_list

2 Answers

Andre' Jones
Andre' Jones
26,671 Points

I think you understand Dictionaries well. The reason why this code is not working is because your using a variable inside your function that you haven't initialized.

As always I will let you figure out which variable that is

Y. Kravets
Y. Kravets
10,350 Points

I guess I should probably make a break for today because I seem to be missing very simple things such as declaring a new list. Yet again, thank you Andre for the proofread and your comment!