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Python Practice Creating and Using Functions in Python Practice Functions Use an External Function

practice Challenge task 3 of 3

Hi Team Tree House Community,

Can anyone help with Task 3? I'm stuck on the second exception. Thanks. 😊

This is importing a function named `tweet` from a file
    that we unfortunately don't have access to change.

You use it like so:
>>> tweet("Hello this is my tweet")

If the function cannot connect to Twitter,
    the function will raise a `CommunicationError`
If the message is too long,
    the function will raise a `MessageTooLongError`
from twitter import (
    message = input("What would you like to tweet?")

except CommunicationError:
    print("An error occurred attempting to connect to Twitter. Please try again!")

except MessageTooLongError as err:
    print("Oh no! Your message was too long(...)")

# Your code here

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

Hey Andrew Lynford, you are very close. One last step:

  • Where ... is the text from the exception. Replace the three periods with the err.

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

Windy Huynh Lu
Windy Huynh Lu
1,003 Points

Your missing this to complete the code:

except MessageTooLongError as err:
    print("Oh no! Your message was too long {}".format(err))