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Python string Empty or Whitespace | Example code

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Using isspace() method you can get the knowledge about strings to have only space or not and for Empty strings, you can get them by using “not” in if-else.

Example string empty or whitespace in python

Return True if there are only whitespace characters in the string and there is at least one character, false otherwise.

# string with space
str1 = " "

# string without space (empty string.
str2 = ""

print("str1 space: " + str(str1.isspace()))
if not str1:
    print("str1 Empty String!")

print("str2 space: " + str(str2.isspace()))
if not str2:
    print("str1 Empty String!")


Python string Empty or Whitespace

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Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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