Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 50

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text = 'Hello Zaira'
shift = 3

def caesar(text,shift): 
    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 @ChrisKonto

The instructions did not ask you to pass arguments to the the new function.

Happy codingd


Hi, I removed the arguments but it is still wrong…

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For the question: “and indent all the following lines”

You forgot to indent the last two print lines.

Thank you so much! I didn’t understand what the word indent meant and I thought it was to move the text back, at least that’s what I understood from the internet. But thanks for clarifying it!

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