Python String lstrip() MethodPython Functions


The lstrip() method cuts off spaces or specified characters at the left of a string.

Example

#!/usr/bin/python3
# -*- coding: UTF-8 -*-

str = " have a nice day!"
print(str)

# remove spaces on the left
strnew = str.lstrip()
print(strnew)

# remove characters on the left
print(strnew.lstrip('have'))

Output:

 have a nice day!
have a nice day!
 a nice day!

Syntax

string.rstrip([chars])

Parameters

Name Description
chars A string specifying the set of characters to be removed at the left side.

Return Value

It returns a copy of the string with trailing characters stripped.

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