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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

Christian Trolle
Christian Trolle
508 Points

Code not working

I think the break statement for the loop function goes before the print. I have tried almost all combinations. But I cannot add the break in the code. Could be me not during the syntax correct.

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here
if items =='STOP':
    break
    for item in items:        
        print(item)     

1 Answer

Josue Ipina
Josue Ipina
19,212 Points

Break must be used inside a loop in order to break it. The if statement should go inside the for loop:

def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here
    for item in items:
        if item == 'STOP':
            break
        print(item)

Also, make sure your code is indented correctly :)

Christian Trolle
Christian Trolle
508 Points

Hi Josue Thank you for helping me. I got to work and even more important I understand the for loop :)