Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dungeon Game Line endings

Alejandro Byrne
Alejandro Byrne
2,562 Points

Help? Works in Workspaces, not in challenge

Hi, I think my code is right. This is the challenge: "OK, here's a...weird...set of tiles. I need you to loop through TILES and print out each item. Print each item on the same line unless the item is a double pipe (||). In that case, instead of printing the item, print a new line (\n). Use the end argument to print() to control whether things print on a new line or not." And the code out of workspaces should be right. The functions in workspaces and the challenge are completely the same.

TILES = ('-', ' ', '-', ' ', '-', '||',
         '_', '|', '_', '|', '_', '|', '||',
         '&', ' ', '_', ' ', '||',
         ' ', ' ', ' ', '^', ' ', '||'
for item in TILES:
    if item == "||":
        print(item, end=" ")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

:warning: Be careful about testing a challenge in the workspace.

If you have misunderstood the challenge, it's also very likely that you will misinterpret the results.

In this case, it looks like you have two issues:

  • print an empty string to get a new line — printing an explicit newline will get an extra blank line
  • to print things next to each other, set end to an empty string.