Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 49

Tell us what’s happening:

it says i should indent all the lines afther shift = 3 but i did it and it still doesnt work

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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
        else:
            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 49

Hello!

There’s is one, hard to spot error I have found testing: Look at “encrypted_text” in line 5, you assigned a space ' ', but the original text has an empty string '' at this place.