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
    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 44

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You should be adding an else clause below the line encrypted_text += char.
The else clause will execute the following three lines of code.
The else should be indented to the same level as the if.
The following three lines should be indented four spaces inside the else.
The effect of this will be that the else code will be executed in any case where char != ' '.

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