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Python Python Basics Types and Branching Booleans

Can anyone remind me what actions allow you to repeat the last string you use with out typing it out again?

What's the shortcut ot repeating a string without retyping it?

Daniel Winje
Daniel Winje
7,395 Points

Maybe you can create a function and store the string there? Then you can just call it and it will return the string for you. :)

-Cheers, Daniel.

Do you mean the use of the "up" arrow key? the "up" arrow key stores the last thing you typed.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
210,868 Points

I think you might be talking about how Python automatically stores the value of the last expression in the interpreter (which may or may not be a string) to a particular variable named "_" (underscore).

Or perhaps you mean the up-arrow key which will back-step through the command history (which also may or may not include strings).