Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 84

Tell us what’s happening:

this is the instruction:
Below the line you just modified, add another print() call to print Key: python. Again, use concatenation (+) to get this result.

i stuck there:

how to do it i tried many different things and that were not working

encryption = encrypt(text, custom_key)
print('Encrypted text: ’ + text)

print(‘key:’+custom_key)# I try that in this program

decryption = decrypt(encryption, custom_key)

Your code so far

text = 'mrttaqrhknsw ih puggrur'
custom_key = 'python'

def vigenere(message, key, direction=1):
    key_index = 0
    alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
    final_message = ''

    for char in message.lower():

        # Append any non-letter character to the message
        if not char.isalpha():
            final_message += char
            # Find the right key character to encode/decode
            key_char = key[key_index % len(key)]
            key_index += 1

            # Define the offset and the encrypted/decrypted letter
            offset = alphabet.index(key_char)
            index = alphabet.find(char)
            new_index = (index + offset*direction) % len(alphabet)
            final_message += alphabet[new_index]
    return final_message

def encrypt(message, key):
    return vigenere(message, key)
def decrypt(message, key):
    return vigenere(message, key, -1)

/* User Editable Region */

encryption = encrypt(text, custom_key)
print('Encrypted text: ' + text)
decryption = decrypt(encryption, custom_key)

/* User Editable Region */

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 84

please help me i am not able to do this

Don’t worry you will only get better. Let us follow the question step by step.

we are ask to use print() call to print Key: python and we are ask to use concatenation which involve the use of (+).

#Step 1 find the variable whose value is ‘python’ that variable is custom_key
#Step 2 concatenation: This is how you achieve it 'Key: ’ + custom_key
#Step 3: Pass it in your print() call hurray hurray hurray!!!

print('Key: ’ + custom_key)

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not working
i write print(‘key:’ + custom_key)

in the hint it say this :

You should have a print() call that prints Key: python by concatenating the string Key: and the value of the custom_key variable.

what i need to do in program

check 2 things
First: Indentation .
Second: check if there is a space between Key and last quotation mark.

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the K should be uppercase

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It is not woking, what is wrong with it?

encryption = encrypt(text, custom_key)

print('Encrypted text: ’ + text)

print(‘Key:’ + custom_key)

decryption = decrypt(encryption, custom_key)


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