Asked By – Lonnie Price
I’m learning Python and can’t even write the first example:
print 2 ** 100
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
pointing at the 2.
Why is this? I’m using version 3.1
Now we will see solution for issue: Invalid syntax when using “print”? [duplicate]
That is because in Python 3, they have replaced the
The syntax is now more or less the same as before, but it requires parens:
From the “what’s new in python 3” docs:
Old: print "The answer is", 2*2 New: print("The answer is", 2*2) Old: print x, # Trailing comma suppresses newline New: print(x, end=" ") # Appends a space instead of a newline Old: print # Prints a newline New: print() # You must call the function! Old: print >>sys.stderr, "fatal error" New: print("fatal error", file=sys.stderr) Old: print (x, y) # prints repr((x, y)) New: print((x, y)) # Not the same as print(x, y)!