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Python

clarence hollins
clarence hollins
2,301 Points

I keep getting a SyntaxError: invalid syntax, when I put from characters import Thief

I can't import the class on the project.

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Could you add your code and the exact error your seeing?

clarence hollins
clarence hollins
2,301 Points
class Character:
    def __init__(self, name, **kwargs):
        self.name = name

        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)


class.Thief(Character):
  sneaky = True

  def pickpocket(self):
      if self.sneaky:
      return self.sneaky and bool(random.randint(0, 1))


  def hide(self, light_level):
      return self.sneaky and light_level < 10
clarence hollins
clarence hollins
2,301 Points

Console Error code

Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.                                       
>>> from characters import Theif                                                                             
Traceback (most recent call last):                                                                           
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>                                                                        
  File "/home/treehouse/workspace/characters.py", line 9                                                     
    class.Thief(Character):                                                                                  
         ^                                                                                                   
SyntaxError: invalid syntax                                                                                  
>>>

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Hey clarence hollins, looks like a typo:

class.Thief should be class Thief

Notice how the ^ in the error message points to the errant dot?

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!