Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 67

Tell us what’s happening:

cannot understand exactly what to do in the following step

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

# User Editable Region

            # 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]
def vigenere(message, key):
    return 'encrypted_text'

# User Editable Region

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/124.0.0.0 Safari/537.36

Challenge Information:

Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 67

Hello @Annmademilkshake,
You have a tiny problem!

You are not asked to define a function only return and the second problem is when you return a you dont need ' '

Okay Good luck with it my python friend :smiley: