Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 40

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i do not know my error because i indent the else condition statement

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text = 'Hello World'
shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
encrypted_text = ''
for char in text.lower():
    if char == ' ':
        encrypted_text += char;
        print("encrypted: " ,encrypted_text);
    index = alphabet.find(char)
    new_index =index + shift
    encrypted_text += alphabet[new_index]
    print('char:', char, 'encrypted text:', encrypted_text)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 40

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You should indent the lines of code after your

please show me where i should indent


  • Remove the extra print() call after else, you don’t need it.

  • There’s an easy technique you can use in the future:
    Select all the code in the last four lines, press tab once, done!