Python String max() Method


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Description

The Python string max() method is an inbuilt function of Python programming language which is known to return the highest or max alphabetical character from a specific string. The return value in this case is a character that is alphabetically the highest character within the string.

Syntax

Here is the syntax for max() method:

max(str)

Parameters

  • str − This is the string from where the highest alphabetical character is to be returned.

Return Value

This method is responsible for returning the max alphabetical character present in the string str.

Example

The example below shows the usage of max() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "this is really a string example....wow!!!";
print "Max character: " + max(str)

str = "this is a string example....wow!!!";
print "Max character: " + max(str)

When we run above program, it produces following result:

Max character: y
Max character: x

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