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Python

Can't call function in workspaces on the console

def test(): print("hey")

When I type in python Project1a in the console and then test() all I get is ">" but if I remove the def test(): part it will still print "hey". I've run this same code in the terminal and it works so I don't know why it won't in the console.

Brandon Oakes
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Brandon Oakes
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Are you still having issues with the question? Not sure what project1a question is asking but if it wants you to make the function you put above and call it to print("hey), then the code below should work for you.

def test(): print("hey")

Above you are telling python I want you to print "hey" every time this function is called. The function has not been called until you type the line below which is calling the function:

test()

Brandon Oakes

I tried your line of code and then used test() and it still won't print anything.

2 Answers

Can't call function in workspaces on the console

Hey I figured it out I was trying to call the function in the console I didn't realize I had to put test() in the code itself.