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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App String length

Please help. Having trouble with the return function.

the code is supposed to "return" the message in quotes depending on the length of the string. otherwise it returns True. i have tried using PRINT instead of return, and it's still not working.

strlen.py
def just_right(string):
    for item in string:
        if len(item) < 5:
            return("Your string is too short")
        elif len(item) > 5:
            return("Your string is too long")
        else:
            return True

1 Answer

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,882 Points
def just_right(string):
    for item in string:
        if len(item) < 5:
            return("Your string is too short")
        elif len(item) > 5:
            return("Your string is too long")
        else:
            return True

# your logic is fine, except for a just one place,
# your for loop is redundant, you have to take that loop out
# the scenario, not the question does not have ask for it