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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Luke Maschoff
Luke Maschoff
820 Points

Not sure what i'm doing wrong when raising an exception

I feel like I'm doing everything correct here, but I still get an improper indentation error whenever I check work.

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
    if len(product_idea) < 3:
        raise ValueError("Please use more than 3 characters!")

1 Answer

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

return exits the function immediately...will your exception ever get thrown?

Let me know if that hint doesn't do the trick ;)

Luke Maschoff
Luke Maschoff
820 Points

Thanks so much Craig! Great course, and great hints as usual!