ljust Filter


Argument: n (required) – The width of the field in number of characters, in which to justify the value.


Left justifies a value by padding it with whitespace on the right.


company = 'Webucator'


{{ "company|ljust:20" }}


"Webucator           "

In a browser, whitespace is condensed, so the output would be:

"Webucator "


As whitespace is condensed by default in HTML pages, alignment filters will not affect the output unless the text is within a pre element or CSS is used to prevent whitespace from being condensed. However, Django can be used to create non-HTML documents as well. In such documents, formatting with whitespace might make more sense.

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This page last updated on Oct. 30, 2022, 1:21 p.m. EST