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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Refactor

Got struck for few hours

I don't where I'm going wrong. Please, someone guide me

def show_help():
    # print out instructions on how to use the app
    print("What should we pick up at the store?")
Enter 'DONE' to stop adding items.
Enter 'HELP' for this help.
Enter 'SHOW' to see your current list.

def show_list(shopping_list):
    # print out the list
    print("Here's your list:")

    for item in shopping_list:

def add_to_list(shopping_list, new_item):
    # add new items to our list
    print("Added {}. List now has {} items.".format(new_item, len(shopping_list)))
    return shopping_list

def main():
# make a list to hold onto our items
    shopping_list = []

    while True:
    # ask for new items
       new_item = input("> ")

    # be able to quit the app
        if new_item == 'DONE':
        elif new_item == 'HELP':
        elif new_item == 'SHOW':

add_to_list(shopping_list, new_item)


2 Answers

AJ Salmon
AJ Salmon
5,675 Points

Hey! Couple problems here, easy to fix- in your while loop, the first line, new_item = input("> ") needs to be properly indented. It needs to line up with the other lines in the loop, and it's one space too short. Also, add_to_list(shopping_list, new_item) and show_list(shopping_list) need to be inside main(). Just indent them so that they're inside. Once you fix that, you'll be good to go! Happy coding :)