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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

Matthew Cooper
Matthew Cooper
479 Points


Oops, I forgot that I need to break out of the loop when the current item is the string "STOP". Help me add that code!

name error: loopy not difined

def loopy(items):  
    # Code goes here
    for item in items:
        if item.lower() == "STOP":

1 Answer

james south
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james south
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 33,271 Points

item.lower is never going to equal a word in all caps. you don't need to lower anything. then you need an else after your if to catch elements that are not STOP. you want to print item, not items, which is the whole collection.