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Python

Can we print the list without creating a function

shopping_list = []

def add_to_list(item): shopping_list.append(item) if len(shopping_list) == 1: print("ADDED!! There is {} item in the list".format(len(shopping_list))) else: print("ADDED!! There are {} items in the list".format(len(shopping_list)))

def show_help(): print("What should we pick up at the store? ") print(""" Enter "DONE" to stop adding items. Enter "HELP" for this help. Enter "LIST" to see your complete list of items. """)

show_help()

while True: new_item = input("> ")

if new_item == "DONE":
    break
elif new_item == "HELP":
        show_help()
        continue
elif new_item == "LIST":
    for item in shopping_list:
        print("* " + item)

else: add_to_list(new_item)

1 Answer

Brendon Butler
Brendon Butler
4,242 Points

Should be able to do this

print(shopping_list.toString());

In Java this prints out weird depending on the type of array or map. I'm sure it's similar for JavaScript. That's why people usually make functions for it. And they can format it however they wish.