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numpy.defchararray.center() in Python
  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2018

numpy.core.defchararray.center(arr, width, fillchar): Centers the element of the string element-wise.

Parameters:
arr : array-like or string.
width : Length og resulting string.
fillchar : Padding character. Default is space.

Returns : Copy of array with centerd string.

Code #1:




# Python Program illustrating 
# numpy.char.center() method 
import numpy as np 
  
arr1 = ['eAAAa', 'ttttds', 'AAtAAt']
print ("arr1 : ", arr1)
  
print ("\narr1 : ", np.char.center(arr1, 7, fillchar ='z'))
print ("\narr1 : ", np.char.center(arr1, [9, 9, 11],
                         fillchar =['z', '1', '3']))
  
print ("\narr1 : ", np.char.center(arr1, 11, fillchar ='z'))


Output:



arr1 :  ['eAAAa', 'ttttds', 'AAtAAt']

 centered arr1 :  ['zeAAAaz' 'zttttds' 'zAAtAAt']

 centered arr1 :  ['zzeAAAazz' '11ttttds1' '333AAtAAt33']

 centered arr1 :  ['zzzeAAAazzz' 'zzzttttdszz' 'zzzAAtAAtzz']

 
Code #2:




# Python Program illustrating 
# numpy.char.center() method 
import numpy as np 
  
arr2 = ['11sf', 'sdsf2', '1111f2']
print ("arr2 : ", arr2)
  
# Will throw Error
print ("\narr2 : ", np.char.center(arr2))


Output:

arr2 :  ['11sf', 'sdsf2', '1111f2']

TypeError: center() missing 1 required positional argument: 'width'

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