# Python Program to Calculate the Length of a String Without Using a Library Function

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When it is required to calculate the length of a string without using library methods, a counter is used to increment every time an element of the string is encountered.

Below is the demonstration of the same −

## Example

Live Demo

my_string = "Hi Will"
print("The string is :")
print(my_string)
my_counter=0
for i in my_string:
my_counter=my_counter+1
print("The length of the string is ")
print(my_counter)

## Output

The string is :
Hi Will
The length of the string is
7

## Explanation

• A string is defined, and is displayed on the console.

• A counter is initialized to 0.

• The string is iterated over, and after every element is iterated over, the counter is incremented by 1.

• This is displayed as output on the console.

Published on 17-Apr-2021 11:54:13
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