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What loop should I use to efficiently ask for the input again if a Value error occurs?

I would like to find out how i can loop the code n the video to ask for input again if a Value error happens, without needing to type the entire code again.

1 Answer

Robert Lyon
Robert Lyon
7,551 Points

You could use a while loop to ask for input again. Here is a simple example of asking for input again, hope it helps.

word = input("what is the greeting?") 

while word != "hello":
    word = input("what is the greeting?")

Hi Robert i thought it would show what video i asked the question on but it didn't, i was wondering how i could do this loop using test and except and using Value error in excpet