Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 11

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/* User Editable Region */

alphabet = abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

/* User Editable Region */

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 11

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Hello Chris,

You don’t have to print the alphabet variable yet, just assign it. Also the abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz part that you assigned it with is currently not a string. You will have to change it to make sure the computer knows it’s supposed to be a string.


Is it asking for just the one line or to keep the other strings as well

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can you tell me how to make the computer know it was supposed to be a string?

Learn about strings in Python here:


Strings in python are surrounded by either single quotation marks, or double quotation marks.