lstrip() removes characters from the left based on the argument (a string specifying the set of characters to be removed).
The syntax of
- chars (optional) - a string specifying the set of characters to be removed.
If chars argument is not provided, all leading whitespaces are removed from the string.
Return Value from lstrip()
lstrip() returns a copy of the string with leading characters stripped.
All combinations of characters in the chars argument are removed from the left of the string until the first mismatch.
Example: Working of lstrip()
random_string = ' this is good ' # Leading whitepsace are removed print(random_string.lstrip()) # Argument doesn't contain space # No characters are removed. print(random_string.lstrip('sti')) print(random_string.lstrip('s ti')) website = 'https://www.programiz.com/' print(website.lstrip('htps:/.'))
this is good this is good his is good www.programiz.com/