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    Thread: Pre-release practice help!
Post: RE: Pre-release practice help!

I think you need to declare your total_kg and rejected variables before the bag_check function, then use them globally, like this: total_kg = 0 rejected = 0 def bag_check(material, weight, total_kg, r...
Lux Homework 3 2,078 Nov-05-2017, 12:41 PM
    Thread: PLayer vs.PLayer game
Post: RE: PLayer vs.PLayer game

The problem is that you have a 'while' loop (the one at the end) that executes based on the value of a variable (if value is 1, 2, or 3) but doesn't change the variable, so the loop will just repeat c...
Lux Homework 1 2,142 Nov-04-2017, 08:33 PM
    Thread: adding a number to the list
Post: RE: adding a number to the list

Well, you have your number input outside of the loop, and declare your list after it's done executing. For what you described, the basic structure of your program might look like this: MyList = [] whi...
Lux Homework 4 2,336 Nov-04-2017, 08:25 PM
    Thread: Homework Teacher isnt helping need some help
Post: RE: Homework Teacher isnt helping need some help

The 'len' function takes a string as an input and returns the length of the string. In the last line, you used the number 3 as an input to len(), which doesn't work because 3 is not a string.  If you...
Lux Homework 2 1,971 Nov-04-2017, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Beginner question
Post: RE: Beginner question

You have the right idea with a 'while' loop, but you want your code to repeat until they give an acceptable answer. If you're only looking for "Forward", your code might look like this: while not dir1...
Lux General Coding Help 4 2,191 Nov-03-2017, 06:46 PM
    Thread: try and except
Post: RE: try and except

try/except is designed to handle errors- your except code will only run if your code has an error. You can check this by taking out the try/except to see what happens. I'm not positive, but it looks l...
Lux Homework 3 1,666 Oct-30-2017, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Clarification
Post: RE: Clarification

input() is a function that gets text input from the user. str() is a function that converts values to the 'String' type, just like int() converts values to integers. If you used name = str("What is y...
Lux General Coding Help 2 1,815 Oct-29-2017, 11:40 PM
    Thread: Im embarresed to ask, but Im stuck
Post: RE: Im embarresed to ask, but Im stuck

I tried running the code on my computer and it didn't give me any errors...
Lux GUI 5 3,079 Oct-29-2017, 01:00 PM
    Thread: Password Guesser Project
Post: RE: Password Guesser Project

I tried running the code. I'm not sure why, but your 'guess' string seems to have a length of 0 at that point.  Sidenote- why are you using guess[0]? guess is a string, you could just set its value...
Lux General Coding Help 17 6,915 Oct-29-2017, 01:54 AM
    Thread: How to define a method in a class
Post: RE: How to define a method in a class

I think it needs to be called like this: self.dec3hex2(10)
Lux GUI 2 3,077 Oct-29-2017, 01:40 AM
    Thread: Password Guesser Project
Post: RE: Password Guesser Project

I think you need to write True- it has to be capital
Lux General Coding Help 17 6,915 Oct-22-2017, 09:21 PM
    Thread: Online IDE GUI problems
Post: RE: Online IDE GUI problems

How would I do that?
Lux General Coding Help 6 3,643 Oct-22-2017, 09:19 PM
    Thread: Online IDE GUI problems
Post: RE: Online IDE GUI problems

I'm doing this online, on a VM. It doesn't give me an error if I just write import tkinter. However, if I add root = tkinter.Tk(), I get an error: Error:Traceback (most recent call last):   File "/hom...
Lux General Coding Help 6 3,643 Oct-22-2017, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Online IDE GUI problems
Post: Online IDE GUI problems

I am working on a project in python, and I was trying to use cloud9 to run it online. Unfortunately, my project uses tkinter, which doesn't seem to work in c9. Is there any way to get it to run? I've ...
Lux General Coding Help 6 3,643 Oct-22-2017, 09:09 PM
    Thread: Password Guesser Project
Post: RE: Password Guesser Project

I think you could do less than or equal to <= or just i < (len(AlphaNum) + 1)
Lux General Coding Help 17 6,915 Oct-22-2017, 02:55 PM
    Thread: Beginner
Post: RE: Beginner

Did you mean to write 0.10 instead of 0,10? (period instead of comma)
Lux General Coding Help 4 2,404 Oct-13-2017, 07:28 PM
    Thread: Not Outputting
Post: RE: Not Outputting

I tried running this code, and it only works when the two squares are the same color- that's because you need to fix your if/else structure. The outer if/else has 3 blocks, which basically come down t...
Lux Homework 3 3,023 Oct-13-2017, 07:23 PM
    Thread: Beginner
Post: RE: Beginner

Can you show what error message you are getting? And please use code tags around your code
Lux General Coding Help 4 2,404 Oct-13-2017, 07:15 PM
    Thread: Lots of code. Creating modules
Post: RE: Lots of code. Creating modules

When you import a module, it has different functions within it. If you look at your usage of the math module, you are using math.sqrt, not just sqrt. You should do the same thing with your imports fro...
Lux Homework 2 1,843 Oct-12-2017, 11:21 PM
    Thread: Import problems
Post: Import problems

I am trying to use python-docx, but I can't get it to import. I'm pretty sure it's installed- if I do pip install python-docx, I get the message: Requirement already satisfied: python-docx in /Library...
Lux General Coding Help 2 2,033 Oct-07-2017, 05:49 PM

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