Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 50

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Its giving the instruction: Right after your shift variable, declare a function called caesar and indent all the following lines to give your new function a body.

I feel like I have done exactly what the instruction has asked. So not sure where to go from here.

Your code so far

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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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 50

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Welcome to the forum @portiavrccc

You need to indent the code under the if and else statements.

Happy coding

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