Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 66

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I have tried variations of multiplying offset by direction, such as replacing index and offset entirely, adding another set of parenthesis to have offset * direction separately.

Your code so far

text = 'Hello Zaira'
custom_key = 'python'

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

    for char in message.lower():
        # Append space to the message
        if char == ' ':
            encrypted_text += char
            # 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)

# User Editable Region

            new_index = (index + (offset * Direction)) % len(alphabet)
#other variations I have tried and still havent had success
            new_index = (offset * Direction) % len(alphabet)
            new_index = (index + (offset * Direction)) % len(alphabet)
            new_index =  offset * Direction
            new_index = (index + offset ) * direction % len(alphabet)
        new_index = (index + offset ) % len(alphabet) * direction

# User Editable Region

            encrypted_text += alphabet[new_index]
    return encrypted_text
#encryption = vigenere(text, custom_key)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 66

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It appears I didnt do all of the variations…ive just solved it…im in idiot

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No you are not!! Glad that you solved it though! :slight_smile: