Python string isprintable














































Python string isprintable



Python String : isprintable()


This article demonstrates how to use of isprintable() method in string.

The isprintable() methods returns True if all characters in the string are printable or the string is empty. If not, it returns False.

Characters that occupies printing space on the screen are known as printable characters. For example:

  • letters and symbols
  • digits
  • punctuation
  • whitespace

Syntax :

string.isprintable()


Parameter Values :

The isprintable() doesn't take any parameters.

Returns :

The isprintable() method returns:

  • True if the string is empty or all characters in the string are printable
  • False if the string contains at least one non-printable() character


Sample Code :

1.
string = 'Space is a printable'
print(string)
print(string.isprintable())

string = '\nNew Line is printable'
print(string)
print(string.isprintable())

string = ''
print('\nEmpty string printable?', string.isprintable())
Output :
Space is printable 
True                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                              
New Line is printable                                                                                                                         
False                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                              
Empty string printable? True  


2.
# written using ASCII
# chr(27) is escape character
# char(97) is letter 'a'
string = chr(27) + chr(97)

if string.isprintable() == True:
  print('Printable')
else:
  print('Not Printable')
  
string = '2+2 = 4'

if string.isprintable() == True:
  print('Printable')
else:
  print('Not Printable')
Output :
Not Printable 
Printable 


Hence,we can see above function isprintable() returns true if all characters in the string are printable.



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