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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types String Formatting

Ian Kerrigan
Ian Kerrigan
161 Points

How do you use the .format?

My tutor is asking me to use the .format method by assigning my name to a variable, then saying "Treehouse loves" with the place holder.

Here is what i did.. name = "Ian" subject = "Treehouse loves{}" print(subject.format(name))

But its not working at all..

strings.py
name = "Ian"

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

:point_right: The challenge says "Assign this to the variable subject again." (it doesn't say to print anything)

Also you should assign subject just once, by combining the fixed string and the .format function. And don't forget the space between "loves" and the placeholder.