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EDIT: The model I'm trying to make is "Enigma 1". I learned initially about it from a book called "Code Book" and then looked at it in detail from its wikipedia page. The site wont allow me too add more links but google "enigma rotor details" and see the wikipedia page

There is a similarly worded question here but it doesn't answer mine.

I am trying to make an enigma simulator. I have finished doing everything except the ring settings. How do they affect the substitutions?

For example suppose the initial rotor settings are:

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
ekmflgdqvzntowyhxuspaibrcj

I think by applying the ring setting of B or 2, the settings should become:

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
kmflgdqvzntowyhxuspaibrcje

I think all I should have to do is add the ring positions to the rotor positions. But that doesn't seem to be the case. I tried decrypting the first sample message from here that way but didn't succeed. I even tried to make the program run in a loop till it finds the intended answer so I could deduce the relation between ring settings and rotor positions, but it never found it.

But using the same settings on an online enigma simulator worked. Everything seems to be the same except that according to the online simulator, the rotor wirings on a ring setting of b or 2 should be:

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
kflngmherwaoupxziyvtqbjcsd 

How on earth did it turn into that?

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I'm working on a physical enigma simulator and I'm as confused as you about what this online simulator shows in it's monitoring window. At first I was thinking it's changing around so much because it is coming from the other direction or something but I can't get it to add up. However I did look at page 15 in users.telenet.be/d.rijmenants/Enigma%20Sim%20Manual.pdf and there it makes things a little clearer on how the ring setting impacts the (de/en)cryption. – user3553030 Dec 18 '15 at 21:14

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