by Sai gowtham

Removing the leading whitespace from a string in Python

Learn, how to remove the leading whitespace of a string beginning in Python.

Using lstrip() method

Python has a built-in lstrip() method by using that we remove the leading whitespace from a string.

Here is an example:

str = "    hello Python"

print (str.lstrip())

Output:

"hello Python"

In case, If you want to remove whitespaces from the both sides, you can use the strip() method

str = "    hello Python  "

print (str.trim())

Output:

"hello Python"

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