Python User Input

Python supports user input which means the program pauses to ask the user for input. When the user enters some data and hits enter, Python stores the data in a variable as a string. We do this with the input() function.

Here is an example:

The input() function can show a string to the user, for example, I am showing the prompt “Enter hostname: “. Otherwise, the user might not even notice he or she has to enter something.

Forum Replies

  1. Hello,

    As far as I understand, the code shown in this example seems to be incorrect. There is no need for Print function here for the output we get when we execute the code. Please check. Thanks!

  2. Hello Rahul

    Hmm, I’m not sure what you mean. If the print function was not there, no output would appear after you put in the hostname. Results with the print function:

    Results without the print function:

    Can you clarify the error that you are referring to?



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