print() function useful in Python. The value or expression inside of the parenthesis in the
print() function "prints" out to the REPL when the
print() function is called.
An example using the
print() function is below:
>>> name = "Gabby" >>> print("Your name is: ") Your name is >>> print(name) Gabby
Remember that strings must be enclosed by quotation marks. The following command produces an error.
>>> print(Gabby) NameError: name 'Gabby' is not defined
This error is corrected by surrounding the string
Gabby with quotation marks.
>>> print("Gabby") Gabby
Expressions passed to the
print() function are evaluated before they are printed out. For instance, the sum of two numbers can be shown with the
If you want to see the text
1+2, you need to define
"1+2" as a string and print out the string
Strings can be concatenated (combined) inside of a
>>> name = Gabby >>> print('Your name is: ' + name) Your name is Gabby
print() function also prints out individual expressions one after another with a space in between when the expressions are placed inside the
print() function and separated by a comma.
>>> print("Name:","Gabby","Age", 3+5) Name: Gabby Age 8