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So why is my code accepted and ok in the treehouse workspace but not in my VS code editor??

its the exact same code but not working the same , is there something I am missing??

the workspace ;

this is what VS code says ..

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PS C:\Users\distj\Desktop\DeskTop\resources\treehouse\26.python\project1> python There are 100 tickets left. What is your name? diana Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 7, in <module> name = input("What is your name? ") File "<string>", line 1, in <module> NameError: name 'diana' is not defined

2 Answers

Josh Keenan
Josh Keenan
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Try using, python3, workspaces is using python 3 by default, but the python command on a local machine would default to using python 2.7 if I am not mistaken. In python 2 the raw_input() function would be needed to get string based input.

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