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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Raise Value Error

How do you raise a valueerror

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
try:
    product_idea = input("What is your product idea ? ")
    len(product_idea) > 3
except ValueError:
    print("Your idea is less than 3 characters long")
raise

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,705 Points

You need to provide 2 things to your code. The raise keyword which tells Python you want to raise a particular type of exception, and then the Exception type, which is ValueError. Replace the print method and use the string as your ValueError message