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
        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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There is an easy method to solve this, will also be helpful for Python coding in general:

  • Reset the exercise to be sure
  • Write the function
  • Select all code below it, from line 4 to the end
  • Press the Tab key once

This will shift the entire code block one level up.

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