Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 34

Tell us what’s happening: Error while changing variables

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As requested i replaced new_char with encrypted_text . I changed new_char with `encrypted_text in the print as well , but it still give me error and i don’t understand why

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/* User Editable Region */

text = 'Hello World'
shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
encrypted_text = ''

for char in text.lower():
    index = alphabet.find(char)    
    new_index = index + shift
    encrypted_text = alphabet[new_index]
    print('char:', char, 'new char:', encrypted_text)

/* User Editable Region */

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 34

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also change this to encrypted text:

You should turn your print() call into print('char:', char, 'encrypted text:', encrypted_text) .

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:smiley:, Ah, I see. Thank you so much for the advice. Seriously, I spent the last 15-20 minutes banging my head against the wall