Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 16

Tell us what’s happening:

Describe your issue in detail here.

Your code so far


# User Editable Region

text = 'Hello World'
shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
index = alphabet.find(text[0].lower())
print(index)
shifted = alphabet[len(index + shift) % len(alphabet)]

# User Editable Region

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/17.1.1 Safari/605.1.15

Challenge Information:

Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 16

You appear to have created this post without editing the template. Please edit your post to Tell us what’s happening in your own words.

Hello afafe.elhilali, welcome to the forum!

You are overcomplicating this a little. You don’t have to use any other functions or operators. Just getting the letter from alphabet using index + shift. Both index and shift are integers, and will together give you the right location.