Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 27

Tell us what’s happening:

Can someone please explain to me what I am doing wrong.

Your code so far


/* User Editable Region */

text = 'Hello World'
text[0] = text[a]

/* User Editable Region */

shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'

for char in text.lower():
    index = alphabet.find(char)
    print(char, index)
    new_index = index + shift

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Challenge Information:

Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 27

Tell us what’s happening:

The first letter of str is changing, but there is an error. Please explain to me what is wrong.

Your code so far


/* User Editable Region */

text = 'Hello World'
text = 'J' + text[0]


/* User Editable Region */

shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'

for char in text.lower():
    index = alphabet.find(char)
    print(char, index)
    new_index = index + shift

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/120.0.0.0 Safari/537.36

Challenge Information:

Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 27

The right part of this line is meaningless. You need to assign a single character (a string) to text[0].