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Creating a countdown script in Python...

Asked by intro24 (1431points) October 26th, 2007

anybody know how to add a countdown function to python. Like if I wanted to make a program sleep for some time then continue

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import time
time.sleep(10) # sleep for ten seconds

sferik's avatar

# Say 3, 2, 1, Happy Birthday!
import time
i = 4
for j in range(1, i):
  print i - j
  time.sleep(1)
else:
  print "Happy Birthday!"

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