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Python String rjust() Method

  • Last Updated : 05 Oct, 2021

Python String rjust() method returns a new string of a given length after substituting a given character on the left side of the original string.

Syntax:

string.rjust(length, fillchar)

Parameters:

  • length: length of the modified string. If length is less than or equal to the length of the original string then original string is returned.
  • fillchar: (optional) characters which needs to be padded. If it’s not provided, space is taken as a default argument.

Return Value:

Returns a new string of given length after substituting a given character in left side of original string.

Example 1

Python3




# Python program to demonstrate working of
# rjust()
string = 'geeks'
length = 8
  
# If no fill character is provided, space
# is used as fill character
print(string.rjust(length))


Output:

   geeks 

Example 2

Python3




# example string
string = 'geeks'
length = 8
fillchar = '*'
  
print(string.rjust(length, fillchar))


Output:

***geeks  

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