Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 44

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

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

print('Encrypted text:', encrypted_text)  

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 44

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Welcome to the forum @mariejoseM

  1. You placed parentheses around an expression, which you were not asked to do, so please remove them.
  1. Remove the indentation from the print call.
  1. You were not asked to add the following print call, so can safely remove it.

Happy coding