Python String rstrip() Method


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Description

The rstrip() method in Python String returns a copy of the string where all the chars have been stripped beginning from the end of the string with whitespace characters as the default. The rstrip() method in Python string thus returns a copy of the string that comprises trailing characters removed (depending on the string argument that passed). If in case there is no argument passed, then it may remove the trailing spaces.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for rstrip() method:

str.rstrip([chars])

Parameters

  • chars − You can specify what chars have to be removed or trimmed.

Return Value

This method is supposed to return a copy of the string in which every chars have been stripped from the end of the string with whitespace characters being the default one.

Example

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

#!/usr/bin/python

str = "     this is string example....wow!!!     ";
print str.rstrip()
str = "88888888this is string example....wow!!!8888888";
print str.rstrip('8')

When the above program is run, it may produces the following result:

     this is string example....wow!!!
88888888this is string example....wow!!!

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