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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Refactor

livia salgado
livia salgado
4,407 Points

i've try everything posted on the help is not passing

i've check other answers in this challenge and copied them but is not passing, seems that indentation is a problem or a bug

shopping_list.py
def show_help():
    # print out instructions on how to use the app
    print("What should we pick up at the store?")
    print("""
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:
        print(item)

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

def main:()    
    show_help()

    shopping_list = []

    while True:
        new_item = input("> ")


        if new_item == 'DONE':
            break
        elif new_item == 'HELP':
            show_help()
            continue
        elif new_item == 'SHOW':
            show_list(shopping_list)
            continue
        add_to_list(shopping_list, new_item)
    show_list(shopping_list)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
208,474 Points

In the "def" line, the colon is placed between the function name and the parentheses; but it should go at the very end of the line instead.