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Yosef Fastow18,526 Points
How do you print the name of a variable or list without printing the value?
How do you print the name of a variable or list without printing the value? For example if: name = "Hello World!" how do I get "name" printed instead of "Hello world!" ?
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,404 Points
As you create variables, their names get added to the global namespace. You can see the global namespace using
Python 3.3.0 (default, Nov 26 2015, 16:04:52) [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 6.1.0 (clang-602.0.53)] on unknown Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> dir() ['__builtins__', '__doc__', '__loader__', '__name__', '__package__'] >>> name = "Hello World!" >>> name 'Hello World!' >>> dir() ['__builtins__', '__doc__', '__loader__', '__name__', '__package__', 'name']