Python String ljust() Method


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Description

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

Syntax

Following is the syntax for ljust() method −

str.ljust(width[, fillchar])

Parameters

  • width -- This is string length in total after padding.

  • fillchar -- This is filler character, default is a space.

Return Value

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

Example

The following example shows the usage of ljust() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "this is string example....wow!!!";

print str.ljust(50, '0')

When we run above program, it produces following result −

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

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