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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

why am i getting this error?

couldn't import string_factory.

# Example:
# values = [{"name": "Michelangelo", "food": "PIZZA"}, {"name": "Garfield", "food": "lasagna"}]
# string_factory(values)
# ["Hi, I'm Michelangelo and I love to eat PIZZA!", "Hi, I'm Garfield and I love to eat lasagna!"]

def string_factory(values):
    template = "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!"
    new_value = []
    for value in values:
        new_value.append(template.format(name, food))

    return new_value

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Getting very close.

:point_right: assigning name and food needs to happen inside the loop where value is defined.

:point_right: because the template uses named fields, the arguments to format should be keyword/value pairs: (name=name, food=food)