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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App String length

help me here

The script works just fine on my computer but here it gives me an error. Why?

strlen.py
def just_right(arg):
  if len(arg) < 5:
    print("your string is too short")
  elif len(arg) > 5:
    print("Your string is too long")
  else:
    True

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,148 Points

:point_right: You're close, but the challenge asks you to return the strings, not print them.

Also, you need a return keyword in front of that "True".