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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App String length

strlen challenge

Why is this code wrong ? def just_right(your_message): try: str(your_message) if len(your_message) < 5: return "Your string is too short" elif len(your_message) > 5: return " Your string is too long" else: return True except ValueError: return "Not a vaid string "

strlen.py
def just_right(your_message):
    try:
        str(your_message)
        if len(your_message) < 5:
            return "Your string is too short"
        elif len(your_message) > 5:
            return " Your string is too long"
        else:
            return True
    except ValueError:
           return  "Not a vaid string "

2 Answers

cm21
cm21
150,854 Points

Hi Roopa,

Looks like it's a minor issue: there's a space you will want to remove at the beginning of one of your return strings (that space is considered part of the value of the string.)

return "Your string is too long"

Hope this helps!

The extra space was exactly the issue. Thank you so much for pointing it out ! Appreciate your timely help !!