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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Shopping List Project

Python Shopping list - Syntax error line 6 ... but it's the same as the instructor has... I think.

shopping_list = []

print("What should we pick up at the store? ")
print("Enter 'Done' to stop adding items."

while True:
   new_item = input("> ")

   if new_item == 'DONE':
     break

   shopping_list.append(new_item)
   print("Added! List has {} items.".format(len(shopping_list)))
   continue

print("here's your list: ")

for item in shopping_list:
   print(item)

Line 6 holds is the line with ' while True: '

I get this error.

   File "shopping_list.py", line 6
      while True:
             ^
SyntaxError: invalid syntax

I'm not really sure what is going on here...

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

Keep in mind it is often the preceding line that causes the syntax error. It looks like you're missing a paren on the print statement.

Oh, I feel like a goof. Thank you. I guess, after having been at this treehouse thing for the last 5 hours... it's time for a break.