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In my Python code I wrote like the following:
v = 0
v_before = 0

class MainPage(webapp2.RequestHandler):

stats = memcache.get_stats()
global v
v = stats['hits']
if v == v_before:
self.response.out.write('<b>Yes!</b>')
else:
self.response.out.write('<b>No!</b>')

I get the error:
  File "/Users/main2.py", line 37
    if v == v_before:
                    ^
IndentationError: unindent does not match any outer indentation level

Could you let me know how I could do the conditional print as above?
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Question by:toooki
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Conner Turner earned 2000 total points
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Hello,

As Python relies heavily on indentation you should be aware that an if statement requires a Tab or 4 spaces between the deceleration and the execution method:

I have re-written your code to follow the indentation rules:

v = 0
v_before = 0

class MainPage(webapp2.RequestHandler):
    stats = memcache.get_stats()
    global v
    v = stats['hits']
    if v == v_before:
        self.response.out.write('<b>Yes!</b>')
    else:
        self.response.out.write('<b>No!</b>')

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HTH,
Conner
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by:toooki
ID: 39793157
Thank you! It works.
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