Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 66

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i have looked at other post but i am not able to figure this one out would love some help <3

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
            # Find the right key character to encode
            key_char = key[key_index % len(key)]
            key_index += 1

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

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 66

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“return” is a special statement, followed by an optional value - in this case encrypted_text - the value doesn’t need to be wrapped in brackets.

this hasnt solved the problem

The return keyword must be aligned with the for loop keyword. It is not easy to see but it doesn’t look like that’s the case.

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yeah thanks i needed to take remove 8 spaces / 2 indentations

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