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I am so confused. I instructor did not really explain this code ---> end=' '.

I hope the instructor explain the code block on how to print spaces and strikes.

4 Answers

Christian Mangeng
Christian Mangeng
15,970 Points

You can use this command within the print() function to define what follows after the printout. By default, print("hello") will output a newline element after "hello", which is the same as print("hello", end="\n"). If you only want a space after "hello", you can do that with print("hello", end=" "). Using print("hello", end="") does not output any space after "hello".

Thanks Christian! However, is "end" a keyword in Python? Also, why do we need to include it in our code when we can add a space after hello? Say, print("Hello "). Can't we also do print("Hello\n") ?

Christian Mangeng
Christian Mangeng
15,970 Points

1) The end="" statement is part of the print() function.

2) If you added a space or newline directly after the word hello, it would be included in the string. This would change the actual string, which you usually do not want.

I now totally understand! Thank you very much Christian!