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Python Python Basics Meet Python Syntax and Errors

Hi. I used a single quotation print('Hello, World') and received this error SyntaxError: unexpected EOF while parsing

I thought we could use single quotation marks for "Style" but was I wrong?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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The quote marks were probably not the cause of the error, but we'd need to see the actual code to determine the cause.

Take a look at this video about Posting a Question, and perhaps also this one about sharing a snapshot of your workspace.

2 Answers

You can use single or double quotes.

SyntaxError: unexpected EOF while parsing indicates that you might have removed the closing ) of the print statement when switching the quotation marks.

you need to save it before you type python hello.py in the console