Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 46

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I’ve been stuck figuring out whats wrong with my code for a while now i think im still abit confused about the how the indentations should work. I would like a hint or two to point me in the right direction!(no full answers please)

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text = 'Hello Zaira'
shift = 3
def caesar():
  alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
  encrypted_text = ''

for char in text.lower():
  if char == ' ':
    encrypted_text += char
    index = alphabet.find(char)
    new_index = (index + shift) % len(alphabet)
    encrypted_text += alphabet[new_index]

print('plain text:', text)
print('encrypted text:', encrypted_text)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 46

declare a function called caesar and indent the following lines

Do you think you did it?

i think the caesar line is fine but the indentation is completly off or did i mess up in both?

You didn’t indent all the lines. The declaration is fine.

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By the way, try to use 4-space indentation to avoid other problems.


thank you so much for the help i think i got it now :smiley: