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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python The Exception to the Rule

2,398 Points

ValueError syntax error message in my own terminal

So, when I tried to execute this ValueError syntax in my own python, and input "five" as argument, I get this error message:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "exceptions.py", line 2, in <module> count = int(input("Give me a number: ")) File "<string>", line 1, in <module> NameError: name 'five' is not defined

Anyone can explain this to me? Thank you so much.

The full syntax inputted as the video shown: try: count = int(input("Give me a number: ")) except ValueError: print("That's not a number!") else: print("Hi" * count)

4 Answers

Nicolas Bassano
Nicolas Bassano
2,125 Points


Wich version of Python do you have?

Con you post the markdowned version of the code??

I tried mine and its working.

I just used workspace, the version is 3.5.0, it seems ValueError can't be instead of other words.

Eric Ouellette
Eric Ouellette
3,332 Points


Did you solve your problem? I have the same so if you solved it can you tell me what you did ?


i used NameError instead of ValueError and it worked, I was using a mac terminal

Murat Kuru
Murat Kuru
1,909 Points

NameError solved my "problem" too.