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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App String length

Why does code work locally but not on website?

def just_right(string): string = str(string) strlen = len(string) if strlen < 5: print("Your string is too short") elif strlen > 5: print("Your string is too long") else: return True

Code is working locally but keep getting "Bummer! Try again!" error when checking work in Treehouse challenge code window.

strlen.just_right("Hello") True strlen.just_right("Hello World") Your string is too long strlen.just_right("Yes") Your string is too short

strlen.py
def just_right(string):
  string = str(string)
  strlen = len(string)
  if strlen < 5:
    print("Your string is too short")
  elif strlen > 5:
    print("Your string is too long")
  else:
    return True

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,094 Points

Your code is nearly correct. The challenge asks to return the strings and not print them. Replace print with return

You know, I thought that was the issue but being as smart as I am, I said, "you have to print() not simply return "" surely". Thanks for the update Chris!