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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

Marko Miokovic
Marko Miokovic
5,132 Points

My code works, but I am getting some error messages from ''check work''? Any tips?

I need some hints for what am I doing wrong on this one.

string_factory.py
# Example:
# values = [{"name": "Michelangelo", "food": "PIZZA"}, {"name": "Garfield", "food": "lasagna"}]
# string_factory(values)
# ["Hi, I'm Michelangelo and I love to eat PIZZA!", "Hi, I'm Garfield and I love to eat lasagna!"]

#list_a = [{"name":"Marko","food":"kivi"}, {"name":"Mladen", "food":"apples"}, {"name":"Milena", "food":"bananas"}]

translate = "Hi, I am {name}, and I love to eat {food}"

def string_factory(list_a):
    m = []
    position = 0
    while position < (len(list_a)):
        m.append(translate.format(**list_a[position]))
        position = position + 1
    else:  
        print(m)
    return m
#string_factory(list_a)

1 Answer

Uses the variable that was given "template" not "translate"

Marko Miokovic
Marko Miokovic
5,132 Points

Thanks, that was the problem :)