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Python String | zfill()

  • Last Updated : 08 Jan, 2018

zfill() method returns a copy of the string with ‘0’ characters padded to the leftside of the given string.

Syntax :

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str.zfill(length)

Parameters :



length : length is the length of the returned string from zfill() with ‘0’ digits filled to the leftside.

Return :

Returns a copy of the string with '0' characters   
padded to the leftside of the given string.

CODE 1




text = "geeks for geeks"
  
print(text.zfill(25))
  
print(text.zfill(20))
  
# Given length is less than
# the length od original string
print(text.zfill(10))

Output :

0000000000geeks for geeks
00000geeks for geeks
geeks for geeks

CODE 2




number = "6041"
print(number.zfill(8))
  
number = "+6041"
print(number.zfill(8))
  
text = "--anything%(&%(%)*^"
print(text.zfill(20))

Output :

00006041
+0006041
-0-anything%(&%(%)*^
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