Python String capitalize() Method

By Lenin Mishra

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The capitalize() method in Python returns a copy of the string with only the first character capitalized.

Code

str1 = "pylenin writes about python."

print(str1.capitalize())

Output

Pylenin writes about python.

If you want to capitalize the first letter of every word, perform something like this.

Code

str1 = "pylenin writes about python."

str_list = str1.split(" ")

new_string = ' '.join(x.capitalize() for x in str_list)
print(new_string)

Output

Pylenin Writes About Python.

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