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'Break Objective' of Python Basics. My code results in an Error: variable 'i' referenced before assignment
def loopy(items): while True: if i == "STOP": break
for i in items: print(item)
Error: variable 'i' referenced before assignment
def loopy(items): while True: if i == "STOP": break for i in items: print(item)
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,154 Points
i needs to be defined before it is used in a statement. You have the right ideas, the code needs to be rearranged a bit. The
while isn't necessary since the
for loop will stop automatically at the end of
def loopy(items): for i in items: if i == "STOP": break print(i)
Steven Parker221,046 Points
Looks like you have two loops, and in your first one you test i to see if it is "STOP", but before you have assigned anything to it.
You only need one loop for this, and the second one seems to be right for the job. Just do your test inside that loop (and remove the first one).