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Python String rjust() Method

Python string rjust

In this article, you will learn about the Python string rjust() method along with examples. Python string rjust method is used to right-align the string and fill spaces to a specific character.
This method will only work with the string because it is a string method.

In the previous tutorial we have seen, Python string swapcase() method to convert lower case to uppercase and vice-versa.

Python string rjust() method

Python rjust() string method right justify the string and fill the remaining spaces with character.
This method returns a new string justified right and filled with character.


The syntax of rjust function in Python is:-

string.rjust(length, character)


The rjust function in python accepts two arguments.

  • length:- Required, The length of the returned string.
  • character:- A character to fill the missing space. Default is space.

Return Value

rjust function in Python returns a new string containing a specified character and actual string.

Python string rjust example

To understand python string rjust method, here we will take some examples.

Example 1:

#use string rjust method with first parameter.
a = 'Programming'
result = a.rjust(20)



Note: In the result, there are actually 9 whitespaces to the left of the word Programming.

Example 2:

#use string rjust method with first and second parameter.
a = 'Programming'
result = a.rjust(20, '-')



Example 3

#use string rjust method with first and second parameter.
a = 'Programming Funda'
result = a.rjust(30, '>')


>>>>>>>>>>>>>Programming Funda


In this tutorial, you have learned the Python string rjust method along with various examples.
This is the best string method to right-align the string and fill the remaining spaces with a specified character.

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