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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raising Exceptions

How To Make Raised Exceptions Look "Clean" When Getting ValueErrors In VSCode

I have a pretty solid function I created to determine a "parabolic age" which actually means nothing.

I made it in VSCode, however I have it laid out in a way that seems to be identical to the way it is in this video as far as the try block, except block and else block.

However, no matter what I do, I can't get a "clean" error message like Craig does at the end of this video.

I get the error: "Traceback (most recent call last): File "parabolic_age_function.py", line 13, in <module> print(divide_and_multiply(parabolic_age)) File "parabolic_age_function.py", line 5, in divide_and_multiply raise ValueError ("parabolic age not allowed to be below 10, try again") ValueError: parabolic age not allowed to be below 10, try again"

I'm more than willing to throw it up on GitHub to get some help with this.

Thanks!

1 Answer

Jeff Muday
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Jeff Muday
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I'd be happy to take a look at the code for you. You can share it from a workspace snapshot or GitHub link.