Printing And Comments In Python

Hi there. This short page goes over printing and comments in Python.



Python’s print() Function

In Python, you can display text with the use of Python’s print() function. If you want to display “Hello World” in Python, you need the code:

The above line of code in Python will display:


Other examples of the print() function include:

which produce

Comments In Python

It is good practice to include comments with code as friendly reminders. You may revisit code in a few days, months or even years. Comments help refresh the memory and gives the reader a better idea what is going on in the code.

The pound or hashtag symbol # is used in the beginning of a line for a single line comment.

Instead of using the # symbol multiple times for multi line comments, you can use three of the double quotes together.



  • References: Starting Out With Python – Second Edition By Tony Gaddis

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