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print "welcome to python!"


Outputs text to the screen


print expression


expression - a Python expression - can be a string or a variables or several smaller expressions concatenated with a "+".

Note: In Python all of the expression must be of the same type so if you wish to print some strings with some integers you must convert some of your values (using str or int, etc.) so that they are all the same type, see interpreter session below.


 Python 2.6.5 (r265:79359, Mar 24 2010, 01:32:55) 

[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5493)] on darwin

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>>> print "welcome to python!"

welcome to python!

>>> name = "Molly"

>>> print "hello " + name + " welcome to python!"

hello Molly welcome to python!

>>> total = 2.54

>>> print "hello " + name + " your total is " + str(total)

hello Molly your total is 2.54