Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 67

You should have an encryption variable. The variable is present or am i missing something.

Your code so far

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

# User Editable Region

def vigenere(text, custom_key):
    encryption = vigenere(text, custom_key)

# User Editable Region

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 67

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Welcome to the forum @Hesus

You already declared the function, so delete the first line of code.
Then unindent the second line.

Happy coding

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Don’t declare the same variable twice. Your task is to call the vigenere function (don’t use def in front of it). Both statements (code lines) should be aligned to the left.