Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 63

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text = 'Hello Zaira'
custom_key = 'python'

def vigenere(message, key):
    key_index = 0
    alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
    encrypted_text = ''

    for char in message.lower():
    
        # Append space to the message
        if char == ' ':
            encrypted_text += char
        else:        
            # Find the right key character to encode
            key_char = key[key_index % len(key)]
            key_index += 1

            # Define the offset and the encrypted letter
            offset = alphabet.index(key_char)
            index = alphabet.find(char)
            new_index = (index + offset) % len(alphabet)
            encrypted_text += alphabet[new_index]
    
    return encrypted_text

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    vigenere(text, custom_key)
    encryption = return vigenere(text, custom_key)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 63

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Hello r8,

So all you need to do in this question is assign the functionc all to encryption. You don’t need to call it on it’s own or return anything. So if just remove the return from the second line, that’s the only thing you need. You don’t need the line above.