Python String ljust() Method



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python String ljust() method.

The Python string ljust() method returns the string left justified in a string of length width. Padding is done using the fillchar (default is a space). The original string is required if the width is less than len(s).

Syntax

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

str.ljust(width[,  fillchar] )


Parameter Details

  • width - It is the string length in total after the padding is done.
  • fillchar - This is the filler character, default is a space.

Return Value

This returns the string left justified in a string of length width.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "this is string example....wow!!!";
print str.ljust(50, '0')

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

this is string example....wow!!!000000000000000000


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