Python guide for things that have no Blockly equivalence
This will display whatever you put in the place of message in the Rapid Router Output console. You should surround your message with single quotes.
var_1 = ‘Hello!’
var_2 = var_1
n = 1
You can create your own variables using any name except those on the reserved list below. You can assign values to variables using the “=” operator. You can assign the value of one variable to another variable.
You can use the variables anywhere in your program that you would normally use whatever the variable stands for.
n = 2 + 3
n = 2 – 3
n = 2 * 3
n = 2 / 3
You can use these with numbers or numeric variables or both.
The examples show addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
With division, note that the result will be rounded down. For example, the following:
n = 5 / 2
The value of
nwill be 2, not 2.5.
Instead of waiting until
conditionis no longer
True, the break statement will stop executing the loop immediately.
for count in range(5):
Instead of executing the rest of the commands in the loop, this statement will immediately move onto the next time around the loop.
This statement does absolutely nothing. This is required if you want to define a procedure (or another block such as
while) that has no other commands.
Reserved words are words that cannot be used as variable or procedure names as they are 'reserved' by Python: