Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 27

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I must change the first letter of my text to another character, I have tried
text[0] = B
I think im overthinking it

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/* User Editable Region */

text = 'Hello World'
text[H] = B

/* 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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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 27

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Hi there and welcome to our community!

This is close to the solution, but you need to use quotation marks when you’re dealing with strings.

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Appreciate it, I need to remember those quotation marks!

I thought he was supposed to access the first character using the index of the character