Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 50

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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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declare a function called caesar and indent all the following lines to give your new function a body.

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Can you be more specific? that is actually what the program says, nothing new.

Please open a new topic and share your code. If you have a specific question that helps as well!

Click the Ask for Help button located on the challenge (it looks like a question mark). This button only appears if you have tried to submit an answer at least three times.

The Ask for Help button will create a new topic with all code you have written and include a link to the challenge also. You will still be able to ask any questions in the post before submitting it to the forum.

Thank you.