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# Skipping commands problem

So i have this project that i started working and I'm really puzzled why the code in the `Welcome(given_data)` (starting from the `if` condition) just skips and doesn't do any of the commands.

Here's my code:

```given_data = []

def Welcome(given_data):
print("Welcome to the life predictor \n ")
print('''Instructions: \n
1) To enter new data, type NEWDATA, press ENTER,  and type the number of data you wish to enter.
2) To enter data for analysis, type START.
3) To quit, type QUIT. ''')
command = input(">>>    ")

if command.upper == 'NEWDATA':
data_enter = input("How many data sets ? >>>    ")
for DATA in range(0, data_enter):
Name = input("Student name\s (default is 'No name Given'):     ")
pH = int(input("pH:    "))
Nitrite = int(input("Nitrite:    "))
Nitrate = int(input("Nitrate:    "))
DO = int(input("D.O :    "))
Saturation = int(input("Saturation:    "))

try:
given_data.append({Name, pH, Nitrite, Nitrate, DO, Saturation})
except ValueError:
print("Error :( Wrong Value entered. Make sure data is integers and not decimals.")
elif command.upper() == 'START':
pass

Welcome(given_data)
```

first the parameter of your function need to be named something else than given_data, second string upper it's a method so () needed , last data_enter need to be converted to int because range function accept int value not string

Thank you so much man , i don't even know how to thank you :)

Here is working code given_data = []

def Welcome(some_date): print("Welcome to the life predictor \n ") print('''Instructions: \n 1) To enter new data, type NEWDATA, press ENTER, and type the number of data you wish to enter. 2) To enter data for analysis, type START. 3) To quit, type QUIT. ''') command = input(">>> ")

```if command.upper() == 'NEWDATA':
data_enter = int(input("How many data sets ? >>>    "))

for DATA in range(0, data_enter):
Name = input("Student name\s (default is 'No name Given'):     ")
pH = int(input("pH:    "))
Nitrite = int(input("Nitrite:    "))
Nitrate = int(input("Nitrate:    "))
DO = int(input("D.O :    "))
Saturation = int(input("Saturation:    "))

try:
some_date.append({Name, pH, Nitrite, Nitrate, DO, Saturation})
except ValueError:
print("Error :( Wrong Value entered. Make sure data is integers and not decimals.")
elif command.upper() == 'START':
pass
```

Welcome(given_data)

Can you please tell me what was wrong with my code ?