Problem with line break


#1



https://www.codecademy.com/en/courses/python-beginner-en-4XuFm/2/1?curriculum_id=4f89dab3d788890003000096


It is showing this error code:
File "python", line 36
if (guess_row < 0 or guess_row > 4) or \
^
SyntaxError: unexpected character after line continuation character


The line break should work, but it is not.


from random import randint

board = []

for x in range(5):
    board.append(["O"] * 5)

def print_board(board):
    for row in board:
        print " ".join(row)

print "Let's play Battleship!"
print_board(board)

def random_row(board):
    return randint(0, len(board) - 1)

def random_col(board):
    return randint(0, len(board[0]) - 1)

ship_row = random_row(board)
ship_col = random_col(board)
print ship_row
print ship_col

for turn in range(4):
# Everything from here on should go in your for loop!
# Be sure to indent four spaces!
    guess_row = int(raw_input("Guess Row:"))
    guess_col = int(raw_input("Guess Col:"))

    if guess_row == ship_row and guess_col == ship_col:
        print "Congratulations! You sunk my battleship!"
    
    else:
        if (guess_row < 0 or guess_row > 4) or \  
        (guess_col < 0 or guess_col > 4):
        print "Oops, that's not even in the ocean."
    
    elif(board[guess_row][guess_col] == "X"):
        print "You guessed that one already."
    
    else:
        print "You missed my battleship!"
        board[guess_row][guess_col] = "X"
    # Print (turn + 1) here!
    print "Turn", (turn +1)
    print_board(board)


#2

I suggest you take another look at your indentations here. Since your last few statements are nested inside the else:, the indentation should reflect that. Then, the line break should work.

Your last elif and else should be aligned with your if and your print statements should be further indented.


#3

Actually, that helped a lot it was an indentation error with the print statement. Thank you!


#4

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