Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 38

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I did not understand how to print on assignment.

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/* User Editable Region */

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

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

/* User Editable Region */

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 38

Hi Atabek

Please note you are not asked to print True, carefully read the instructions again.

The else statement is not required.

Happy coding

if char == ’ ':
print (correct)
is that what you mean?


Looks good already, two hints:

  • You need a space between the quotation marks, without you are checking if char is an empty string.

  • Look at the task again what it wants you to print out, you can take this literally. Don’t forget the input is a string!