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Python Object-Oriented Python Advanced Objects Controlling Conversion

Begana Choi
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Begana Choi
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we set the value into string in Numstring class, but why the output of print(five) is an integer?

class Numstring:
   def__init__(self, value):
       self.value = str(value)

>>>from numstring import Numstring
>>>five = Numstring(5)
>>>print(five)
5

following this code, when we print five instance, it should be '5'(string) not 5(integer) why it's printed out 5?

1 Answer

Megan Amendola
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Megan Amendola
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When you print a string, it doesn't include the quotation marks in the console. Here's an example using the Python shell.

python shell
>>> name = 'Megan'
>>> name
'Megan'
>>> print(name)
Megan