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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Rama Isaac
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Rama Isaac
Web Development Techdegree Student 486 Points

Not understanding where the error is.

I ran the same code in the workspace and it is working. Can anyone point me to where the error is?.

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    if len (product_idea) <3:
        raise ValueError("More than three letters required")
    return product_idea + "inator"

try:
    product_idea = input("Type your product name here:")
    result = suggest (product_idea)
except ValueError as err:
    print("{}".format(err))
else:
    print("Your product name is {}".format(result))

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,778 Points

Hey Rama Isaac, you have it solved correctly.

It is the extra try statement that is throwing off the checker. This may be fine for checking in your own environment, but the challenge checker can get confused when unexpected code is found. Delete the extra non-function code to pass the challenge.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!