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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

Richmond Baker
Richmond Baker
620 Points

I can't seem to get Task 2 of 4 correct. What have I missed? I don't think I understand the question completely.

Since I am a newbie at this. I sometimes don't grasp exactly what you are looking for in these questions. This one has taken me over an hour. Sad I know but hints would be nice, or links to examples, or a direct link to the video and time in the video in which you explain what we are being asked. Any of those would be nice. Also I lose my place every time I go back to look at the video. It would be nice to be able to keep my work or give me the availability to have the video pop up.

greeting_list.py
full_name = "Rich Baker"
name_list = full_name.split()
string = "Hi, I'm Treehouse"
greeting_list = [string.split(' ')]

3 Answers

Hi Rich,

You are on the right track, but you are adding an unnecessary step. You can add .split() to the end of a string to split it.

your 3rd line would work as

greeting_list = "Hi, I'm Treehouse".split()

as to the video issue, I usually just open the video from the step before in another window so that I can look at it really quick without losing my place!

Hopefully this helps!

greeting_list = "Hi, I'm Treehouse".split()

Richmond Baker
Richmond Baker
620 Points

Thank you both. I am glad you are out there helping.