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To check if a string contains only printable characters in Python, you can utilize the
string module and the
string.printable constant. The
string.printable constant contains all the printable characters in ASCII, including digits, letters, punctuation marks, and whitespace.
Here's an example of how you can perform this check:
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import string def contains_only_printable(string): for char in string: if char not in string.printable: return False return True # Usage: input_string = input("Enter a string: ") if contains_only_printable(input_string): print("The string contains only printable characters.") else: print("The string contains non-printable characters.")
In the above code, the
contains_only_printable() function takes a
string parameter representing the input string to check. It iterates through each character in the string using a
for loop and checks if the character is present in
string.printable, which contains all the printable characters.
If any character is found that is not in
string.printable, the function immediately returns
False, indicating that the string contains non-printable characters. If the loop completes without finding any non-printable characters, the function returns
True, indicating that the string contains only printable characters.
You can use the
contains_only_printable() function by providing a string as an argument. It will check if the string contains only printable characters by comparing each character against
string.printable. The result is then printed accordingly.
Please note that the
string.printable constant represents the printable characters in ASCII. If you are working with non-ASCII characters or need to include additional printable characters beyond the ASCII range, you may need to customize the character set or consider using a different approach based on your specific requirements.