FAQ: Redacted! - Control Flow Know-How


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Why does using do-end not work for this exercise? The solution uses both {} and end. Why?


I am confused about an error message I am receiving. Below is my code:

puts "Enter some text: "
text = gets.chomp
puts "Enter redacted word:"
redacted = gets.chomp
words = text.split(" ")
words.each do |word|
  if word == redacted
    print "REDACTED "
    print word + " "

and here is the output on the screen:

Enter some text: 
the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Enter redacted word:
REDACTED quick brown fox jumps over REDACTED lazy dog

and here is the error message I am getting:

Make sure to print each word from the user's text to the console unless that word is the word to be redacted; if it is, print REDACTED (all caps!).

What am I doing wrong?