Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 42

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

for char in text.lower():
    if char == ' ' = True
    elif = False 
    print('space!')
    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 42

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Welcome to the forum @Jason5

The if statement does not have the correct syntax.

Here is an article about the syntax of an if statement.

The elif is not required for this part of the code.

Happy coding

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