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when an input is too long, how can I use ... as part of the input statement?

Asked by Muazma Ali on 25 Aug 2019 at 17:58
Latest activity Commented on by Stephen Cobeldick on 26 Aug 2019 at 9:02
my input resemble this statement
combinations_available=input('Enter the number associated with the combination of salts available. Enter 0 if none of the combinations are available. 1: Only Cloride-salts are available. 2: ZnBr is available with one Cloride salt . 3: NH4Cl2 is availble with: 1) CH3CO2K, 2) ZnSO4, 3) HCOONa, 4)HCOOK, 4: ZnBr is available with: 1) CH3CO2K, 2) ZnSO4, 3) HCOONa, 4)HCOOK , 5: CH3CO2K is available with one of these chlorides: 1) NH4Cl2, 2) MgCl2, 3) CaCl2, 4) NaCl, 5) KCl
And I want the all alternatives after the different numbers that are separated with ' : ' displayed on different line one after the other
I have tried .. within the input statement but it didnt work

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Answer by the cyclist
on 25 Aug 2019 at 18:21

This answer to a similar question gives this answer that I beileve you can adapt:
input(['Please enter the coefficients for the polynomial of the form ax^2 + bx + c = 0.',...
'\nInput all three values in this form [a b c].',...
'\nIf a term is missing, use zero as a placeholder.',...
'\nInput values (include square brackets): '])

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I'd personally write the \n at the end of a line, not at the begging of the next one but yes, use '\n' to insert a new line symbol, not ...
thanks all of you, I willl try your suggetions

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