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Last ReplyThe $(…).modal is not a function is usually caused because scripts are loaded in the wrong order . The browser will execute the scripts in the... walemark,

The $(…).modal is...

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 04:07:56 -07006 months ago1
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Last ReplyJust as the error message says, you can't modify a string. One approach, which will let you keep most of the code you've written, is to convert you... irvinborder,

Just as the error message...

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:29:51 -07007 months ago1
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Last ReplyThe error message 'xrange' is not defined would seem to indicate that you are trying to run a Python 2 codebase with Python 3 . In Python 2, an iterab... murphybeck,

The error message 'xrange...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:33:47 -07007 months ago1
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Last ReplyPython makes a clear distinction between bytes and strings . Bytes objects contain raw data — a sequence of octets — whereas strings are U... bennetcole,

Python makes a clear dist...

Fri, 22 May 2020 03:51:31 -07009 months ago1
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Last ReplyWhen we try to use float numbers in Python range() function, we get a type error 'float' object that cannot be interpreted as an integer.&nb... rahuldev,

When we try to use float...

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:03:43 -070011 months ago1
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Last ReplyExplicitly cast the int object to a string: x = 10 # Integer print("X is set to " + str(10)) # Explicitly a string August R. Garcia,

Explicitly cast the int o...

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 13:31:04 -08001 year ago1
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Fix "typeerror: 'module' object is not callable"?

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Last ReplyThis error is likely occurring because of code that involves a module that contains a function that has the same name as the module. For example, the... August R. Garcia,

This error is likely occu...

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 10:29:43 -08001 year ago1
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Last ReplyIf there are some scenarios where the value is actually not intended to be a number, this can also be solved with a try-catch block: try: #... August R. Garcia,

If there are some scenari...

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:33:18 -08001 year ago1
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Last ReplyIt's possible that if you have an array of values that you believe to be integers, that at some point they were converted to floats. Try printing out... August R. Garcia,

It's possible that if you...

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:22:53 -08001 year ago1
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Alternatively "TypeError: %o format: an...

MoreThis is technically a different error message, but is what was causing the issue. string = "The value is one hundred (100)." # Raises an error...
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TFW

MoreSee code. Yeah, it seems like you do in fact have to make a bunch of additional HTTP requests. def resolve_t_co(t_co_url): if t_co_url !...
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Last ReplyWhat the fuck is this question. This is like eight different errors. The answer is probably to cast something as something else. Look at this thread:... August R. Garcia,

What the fuck is this que...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:04:45 -07001 year ago1
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Last ReplyCast the integer to be a string. # Probably something like this is causing the error x = 3 text = "whatever" # "TypeError: unsupported op... August R. Garcia,

Cast the integer to be a...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:03:15 -07001 year ago1
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It's time to post code so that I can fin...

MoreIt's time to post code so that I can find this the next eight times I need to do this: # ##### ##### ################# ##### ##### # # ##### ###...
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Last ReplyHere's a better version that removes the " results" string and then casts the result to a number instead of a string: =VALUE(substitute(importXML... August R. Garcia,

Here's a better version t...

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:17:50 -07001 year ago1
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[Solved] Python - Getting the remote/server IP address and port from an HTTP response using the requests library?

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Some edge case what even is this.

MoreThe solution here seems to generally work: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22492484/how-do-i-get-the-ip-address-from-a-http-request-using-th...
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Currently: Python, Bash

MoreSee: Correct Horse Battery Staple from XKCD, if somehow you haven't seen this before. There's also a generator that can be used here. How to...
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Code:

MoreCode: # string.punctuation contains the following characters: # !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~ import random, string print( rand...
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[Solved] How to immediately kill all Python threads when working with multithreading

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why is this answer so hard to find

MoreNormally, to kill a Python script while it is running, pressing CTRL+C will work. However, if there are multiple threads running because the program i...
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Last ReplyFor Python 3: import http.client [...] try: msg = " " + http.client.responses[status_code] [...] Code is basically th... August R. Garcia,

For Python 3:

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:10:10 -07001 year ago1
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Solve "Typeerror: unhashable type: 'list'"?

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Last ReplyRan into this like five minutes ago and found this fucking thread in the SERPs. What a shitty fucking thread that did not answer my question. Anyway,... August R. Garcia,

Ran into this like five m...

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:50:44 -07001 year ago1
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[Solved] Basic progress bar functionality with Python

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Commentary is hard. Use your reading ski...

MoreCommentary is hard. Use your reading skills to read this code: #!/usr/bin/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import time import sys from...
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[Solved] How to Show Number of Remaining Threads in Python

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Self explanatory, mostly.

MoreSelf explanatory, mostly. Original Code import Queue from threading import Thread, active_count import time que = Queue.Queue()...
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The answer is to fucking kill yourself.<...

MoreThe answer is to fucking kill yourself.
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[Solved, Basically] Nautilus - Open Multiple Tabs from Command Line?

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How to open multiple GUI file manager ta...

MoreThe answer is that there's no built in option to do this in Nautilus, although there are Stack Exchange threads discussing ghetto hack workarounds....
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Last ReplyA simple case that generates this error message: In [8]: [1,2,3,4,5][np.array([1])] --------------------------------------------------------------... Univa,

A simple case that genera...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:14:49 -07001 year ago1
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[Google Sheets] Dollar sign usage? What does it do?

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Last ReplyThe $ is used in a cell reference to create an absolute reference. An absolute reference is one that will not change when the formula is copied. Th... Univa,

The $ is used in a cell r...

Fri, 31 May 2019 10:47:38 -07001 year ago1
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Last ReplyIn case you get this error it might also be related to how you included the javascript file into your html page. When loading modules you have to expl... Univa,

In case you get this erro...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:46:17 -07001 year ago1
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Now I can use tab completion on my celeb...

MoreThe answer is that you're out of storage space. Possibly because of temporary files, but also possibly your hard drive is close to full. Or your serve...
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Last ReplyCreate sheets by clicking the "+" button at the bottom of your browser window. In Sheet1, type this formula into any cell in column A: =INDIRECT("... Univa,

Create sheets by clicking...

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:10:10 -07001 year ago1
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