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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types String Formatting

Kevin Linares
Kevin Linares
3,677 Points

What is wrong with this string?

Im trying to insert 'name' into 'treehouse loves {}' by typing print(subject.format(name)) but it keeps coming out as incorrect. Im confused, what am I doing wrong? Im so sure its all correctly typed too. I tried it all in the python shell tpp and there didn't seem to be any problem at all.

strings.py
name = 'kevin'
subject = "treehouse loves {}"

print(subject.format(name))

1 Answer

The challenge isn't asking you to print anything, but to assign the string value (with it formatted!) to the subject variable.

name = "Kevin"
subject = "Treehouse loves {}".format(name)

Also, keep in mind that Python and the code challenges are really picky. In Python, "treehouse" and "Treehouse" are totally different!

I hope this helps. ~Alex

Kevin Linares
Kevin Linares
3,677 Points

Thank you! This really stumped me for awhile.