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Python

Christine Vallestad
Christine Vallestad
2,987 Points

Punctuation issue with comparisons

When I follow his exact typing using ' Wow you're' and using 'if you are a confident reader...' as shown in the video Python Basics comparisons, it replies with a syntax error.

Removing the contraction and the elipse solves the problem. Why does it work for him to use such punctuation, but not me?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,149 Points

You forgot to provide a link to the video, but I'd guess the video uses double quotes to surround the string, which would prevent the conflict with the apostrophe (aka "single quote") inside.

Christine Vallestad
Christine Vallestad
2,987 Points

Thank you! Im sorry about not providing a link.