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Python Introducing Lists Build an Application Add Items

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Python Development Techdegree Student 790 Points

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shopping_list = []

create a function called add to list tha takes an item and it adds item to shopping list

def add_to_list(item): shopping_list.append(item) print("Added, its now {} items in the list.".format(len(item)))

def show_help(): print("What shall we get from the store ?") print(""" TYPE 'DONE' TO END LIST HIT this 4 'help' """)

show_help() while True: new_item = input("> ")

if new_item == "DONE":
    break
elif new_item == "HELP":
    show_help()
    continue

add_to_list(new_item)

print(shopping_list)

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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When posting code, use Markdown formatting to preserve the code's appearance and prevent certain characters from being consumed. An even better way to share code and make your issue easy to replicate is to make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it here.

And congratulations for resolving your own issue!

1 Answer

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Python Development Techdegree Student 790 Points

Hey all, the issue was indentation. message to those who have just began.....always pay attention to spacing.