Getting syntax error with f strings in VS Code and python

I’m trying to print an f string with python in VS Code like so:

name = "John Doe"

print(f"name is {name}")

I’m using python 3.7.6
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What have I maybe missed setting up my environment?

The f character is used to signal that it is an f string, new in python 3.6 see:
The code is correct.

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there is no problem with your syntax i tried it and it worked just fine

That’s whats so frustrating, it should work but I get this error:

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try this

Thanks that does work. But I also just figured out that in the VS Code terminal I need to use


rather than what I was doing which was

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