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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first method

what to do

name is defined still saying name isnt defined

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "XYZ"

    def praise(self):
        self.name = name
        if self.name == name:
            print("You're doing a great job,{}".format(name))

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,388 Points

When referring to the attribute name, use self.name. There is no need to reassign this value using "name" as it is undefined. Only self.name is defined.

  • remove assignments based on "name"
  • change format argument to self.name

Post back if you have more questions. Good Luck!!