Python String | strip()
The strip() method in-built function of Python is used to remove all the leading and trailing spaces from a string.
chars(optional): Character or a set of characters, that needs to be removed from the string.
Returns: A copy of the string with both leading and trailing characters stripped.
Using strip() method:
- In case the character of the string to the left doesn’t match with the characters in the char parameter, the method stops removing the leading characters.
- In case the character of the string to the right doesn’t match with the characters in the char parameter, the method stops removing the trailing characters.
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The following code shows an application of strip() in python.
Length before strip() 17 Length after removing spaces 15