What does format function do and how is it helpful with strings?

What does format function do and how is it helpful with strings?

What does format function do and how is it helpful with strings?

This recipe explains what does format function do and how is it helpful with strings

Recipe Objective

What does the format function do? How is it helpful with strings? Format functions are used to format numbers and strings in the required style. This function is used when we want to represent the numbers/strings in a more readable form. **Syntax — format (number/string)** This recipe demonstrates an example of a format function.

Step 1- Use format() on strings

Use format() on string to place in left side

a <- format("hello", width=10, justify="l") print(a)
 "Output of the code is :" "hello     "

Use format() on string to place in center

b <- format("hello", width=10, justify="c") print(b)
 "Output of the code is :"  "  hello   "

Use format() on string to place in right side

c <- format("hello", width=10, justify="r") print(c)
 "Output of the code is :" "     hello"

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