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 3 years ago
I've been using this older cstyle substitution in Python:
"Hello, %s!" % name
Apparently there is a newer way of substituting variables. Can someone fill me in on this? Thanks.
 3 years ago
I've been using this older cstyle substitution in Python: "Hello, %s!" % name Apparently there is a newer way of substituting variables. Can someone fill me in on this? Thanks.

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bmp
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4The other way to format that I know of is to create a dictionary, i.e.: print 'This %(name)s is wrong by %(#)d' % {'name' : 'sentence', '#': 4}. I do think that Python 3.x has another way to format, but I don't really remember it. I will look into it :)

bmp
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Ah, found it. According to the BDFL's Introduction to Python, one should use str.format because of deprecation. Check this example: http://codepad.org/GSOQwMB8
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