Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 43

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i have tried putting char after the encryptext variable but it tells me it need to go to the value in the if statement. i then deleted the print code and now i am left with this. i currently put char after alpha[new_index]. still telling me i have to add the operator to the value of encryptext. PLEASE HELP

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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] += char
    print('char:', char, 'encrypted text:', encrypted_text)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 43

the new line of code you have to add has to go inside the if statement.
You have

    if char == ' ':

you need to replace the print with a line that adds char to encrypted_text

Basically assign ‘space!’ to char

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