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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types String Formatting

Ryan Shah
PLUS
Ryan Shah
Courses Plus Student 239 Points

How can i solve this problem ??

I tried many times but this is ain't working here.. please help me ..

strings.py
subject = 'ryan'
name = "Treehouse loves {}.format(subject)"

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,538 Points

The problem is the placement of the quote you use to close the string. The format function call is not a part of the string, it is something that is called on the string. You have also mixed the name and subject variable names around, they are meant to be reversed like this:

name = 'ryan'
subject = "Treehouse loves {}".format(name)
name = "Treehouse loves {}.format(subject)"

needs to become

name = "Treehouse loves {}".format(subject)

then it should work just fine.