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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types String Formatting

Kevin Park
Kevin Park
5,091 Points

What did I do wrong?

so my code is as follows: name = "Kevin" subject = "Treehouse loves {}" subject.format(name)

I'm really puzzled as to what I'm doing wrong. It works fine in the Python Shell but here it just reminds me to use the {} placeholder and .format(). Thank you for any assistance you can provide!

strings.py
name = "Kevin"
subject = "Treehouse loves {}"
subject.format(name)
Nikolai Montesclaros
Nikolai Montesclaros
11,928 Points

Hi Kevin. If you read the problem you did not do the last part which you needed to assign the value back to something.

2 Answers

You should only be using two lines of code: the first line setting the variable 'name' to your name and the second line setting the variable 'subject' equal to the line that they provided and adding the brackets and the .format with the variable 'name'.

Kevin Park
Kevin Park
5,091 Points

How silly of me. Thanks for the help!