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# Python | Sort each String in String list

• Last Updated : 11 May, 2020

Sometimes, while working with Python, we can have a problem in which we need to perform the sort operation in all the Strings that are present in a list. This problem can occur in general programming and web development. Let’s discuss certain ways in which this problem can be solved.

Method #1 : Using list comprehension + `sorted() + join()`
This is one way in which this problem can be solved. In this, we use sorted() functionality to perform sort operation and join() is used to reconstruct the string list.

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 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Sort Strings in String list``# using list comprehension + sorted() + join()`` ` `# initialize list ``test_list ``=` `[``'gfg'``, ``'is'``, ``'good'``]`` ` `# printing original list ``print``(``"The original list : "` `+` `str``(test_list))`` ` `# Sort Strings in String list``# using list comprehension + sorted() + join()``res ``=` `[''.join(``sorted``(ele)) ``for` `ele ``in` `test_list]`` ` `# printing result``print``(``"List after string sorting : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :

```The original list : ['gfg', 'is', 'good']
List after string sorting : ['fgg', 'is', 'dgoo']
```

Method #2 : Using `map() + sorted() + join()` + lambda
The combination of above method can also be used to perform this task. In this, we perform the functionality of traversal using map() and lambda rather than list comprehension.

 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Sort Strings in String list``# using map() + sorted() + join() + lambda`` ` `# initialize list ``test_list ``=` `[``'gfg'``, ``'is'``, ``'good'``]`` ` `# printing original list ``print``(``"The original list : "` `+` `str``(test_list))`` ` `# Sort Strings in String list``# using map() + sorted() + join() + lambda``res ``=` `list``(``map``(``lambda` `ele: "".join(``sorted``(ele)), test_list))`` ` `# printing result``print``(``"List after string sorting : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :
```The original list : ['gfg', 'is', 'good']
List after string sorting : ['fgg', 'is', 'dgoo']
```

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