Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Python String Expandtabs() Method



Hello guys! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python String Expandtabs() method.

Python string expandtabs() method returns a copy of the string in tab characters ie. '\t' are expanded using spaces, or optionally using the given tabsize (default value is 8). 

Syntax

The following is the syntax for the Python String expandtabs() method -

str.expandtabs(tabsize = 8 )


Parameter Details

  • tabsize - It specifies the number of characters to be replaced for a tab character '\t'. 

Return Value

Returns a copy of the string in tabs character ie., '\t' have been expanded using spaces.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "this is\tstring example....wow!!!";

print "Original string: " + str
print "Defualt exapanded tab: " +  str.expandtabs()
print "Double exapanded tab: " +  str.expandtabs(16)

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

Original string: this is        string example....wow!!!
Defualt exapanded tab: this is string example....wow!!!
Double exapanded tab: this is         string example....wow!!!


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In my next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python String find() method.

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