Whats up guys! To start off I am really new to python. I got this program that keeps giving me this error message. I was wondering if anyone could help me. Heres the code:

``````from math import *
from numberTest import *

Lname=['Zdofalos','Johnson','Terrell','Wilson','Key','Smith','Alfonso']
Fname=['Fred','Malcom','Monkey','Wilson', 'LeDoor','Jim Bob','Ralph']
State=['NC','NC','SC','VA','AL','NC','NC']
Zip=['28210','28337','28974','27457','36827','28037','28559']

def main():
sort01 = sort01()
sort02 = sort02()
print 'Which way do you want your list?';print
item1='1 - Enter one for Ascending.'
item2='2 - Enter two for Descending.'
item4='3 - Enter three to exit the program.'
item5='Enter your selection and Press Enter: '
sp=0

# ============================================== Ascending Order

def sort01(sort01):
sort01=len(Zip)
for i in range(sort01-1,0,-1):
for j in range(0,i,1):
if Zip[j] > Zip[j + 1]:
Zip[j],Zip[j + 1] = Zip[j + 1],Zip[j]
State[j],State[j + 1] = State[j + 1],State[j]
City[j],City[j + 1] = City[j + 1],City[j]
Fname[j],Fname[j + 1] = Fname[j + 1],Fname[j]
Lname[j],Lname[j + 1] = Lname[j + 1],Lname[j]

print
print 'The list in ascending order.'
print
print ' Zip        State        City        First Name     Last Name'
print '--------------------------------------------------------------'
for i in range(sort01):
print Zip[i],State[i],City[i],Fname[i],Lname[i]

print
print

# =========================================== Descending Order

def sort02(sort02):
sort02=len(Lname)
for i in range(sort02-1,0,-1):
for j in range(0,i,1):
if Lname[j] < Lname[j + 1]:
Lname[j],Lname[j + 1] = Lname[j + 1],Lname[j]
Fname[j],Fname[j + 1] = Fname[j + 1],Fname[j]
City[j],City[j + 1] = City[j + 1],City[j]
State[j],State[j + 1] = State[j + 1],State[j]
Zip[j],Zip[j + 1] = Zip[j + 1],Zip[j]

print
print 'The list in descending order.'
print
print ' Last Name        First Name        City       State      Zip'
print '--------------------------------------------------------------'
for i in range(sort02):
print Lname[i],Fname[i],City[i],State[i],Zip[i]

john=0
while john==0:

print sp*'n'
print sp*' ',item1
print sp*' ',item2
print sp*' ',item3
print

selection=raw_input()

john,selection=testinteger(selection)

if john==1:
if selection<1 or selection>4:
john=0
raw_input('Press Enter to retry!')
elif selection==1:
sort01()
john=0
elif selection==2:
sort02()
john=0
elif selection==3:
print 'Thanks You for using this program!'
raw_input('Press Enter to exit.')
john=1
else:
print 'There might be a problem with the program!'
return

``````

I can't seem to figure out how to display the items directly in the colums listed. And heres the error message:

``````TypeError: range() integer end argument expected, got function.
``````

Thanks for any help.

Highlight your code next time (shift-up after posting) and push TAB to do easy code formatting.

What this is supposed to mean?

``````def sort01(sort01):
sort01=len(Zip)
``````

You are defining function, with the function itself as parameter and then shadowing it with length of Zip list.

See

``````def sort01(sort01):
print sort01
print sort01(Zip)
sort01=len(Zip)
print sort01

sort01(len)
``````

Well that was the part where I was trying to create modules for this program and as you can see I am not good with modules at all.

The sort01 and sort02 are the two sorting patterns for the program. (ascending and descending)

You must work throug some basic tutorial, before you are ready to start python.org's tutorial is fine, you can find it from IDLE's Help system or net here

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