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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Second Shopping List App

Kyle Block
Kyle Block
9,297 Points

show list not working [Solved]

as far as I can tell, the code I typed looks exactly the same, but when I type in the SHOW command, all I get is, "here's your list" . It doesn't tell me what is on the list like it does in the video, so where is my code wrong?

# make a list to hold onto our items
shopping_list = []

def show_help():
# print out instructions
    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():    
    # print out the list
    print("Here's your list:")

for item in shopping_list:

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


#ask for new items
while True:
    new_item = input("> ")
    # be able to quit
    if new_item == 'DONE':
    elif new_item == 'HELP':
    elif new_item == 'SHOW':


[MOD: added ```python markdown formatting -cf]

Kyle Block
Kyle Block
9,297 Points

Figured it out. Had something indented wrong. So much for python being easier than other languages. Oh, you had 3 spaces instead of 4, code fails!

Matt Nickele
Matt Nickele
468 Points

ya I find it easier to type the code for the quizzes and what not in to a program like wing or sublime. That way when it fails for stuff like that i have an error indicator and a line to go to