.rjust()

Published Oct 26, 2023
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The method .rjust() adds padding of a specified length to the left of a given string. The user can specify a character to use as the padding. The number of padding characters added is equal to the length specified in the method call minus the length of the string provided.

Syntax

parameter_string.rjust(length, padding_character)

Required Parameters

  • parameter_string: The string to be modified with padding.
  • length: An integer used to determine how many characters of padding will be added. The number of padding characters will be equal to length minus the length of string_parameter.

Optional Parameters

  • padding_character: The character used as the padding. Must be a single character. Default value is a space (" ").

Example

The following are example calls to .rjust() using different parameters:

print("perdurantism".rjust(17))
print("endurantism".rjust(22, "-"))
print("exdurantism".rjust(5, "x"))

The code above gives the following output:

perdurantism
-----------endurantism
exdurantism

Codebyte Example

The code below is runnable, change the value of your_string, your_length, and your_character to test the .rjust() method.

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