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I keep getting "Didn't find the right items being printed" error message. My code works in Workspaces. Need Help.

I ran my code in the Workspaces and it seems to work. I don't know why I keep getting "Didn't find the right items being printed." The code should check for the letter "a" in the first item, if it finds it continue to the next item and print that item. If it does not find an "a" as the first letter in the first item print the current member. My code does that. Where am I going wrong here???

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    items=["abc","xyz"]
    for item in items:
        if item[0] == "a":
            continue
        print(item)
        if item[0] != "a":
            break
            print(items[0])

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

There's a few issues here:

  • the "items" will be passed to the function, you should not set them with a literal
  • the break statement ends the loop prematurely
  • the second "if" isn't needed as the item has already been printed