pyarrow.compute.utf8_center(strings, /, width, padding=' ', *, options=None, memory_pool=None)

Center strings by padding with a given character.

For each string in strings, emit a centered string by padding both sides with the given UTF8 codeunit. Null values emit null.

stringsArray-like or scalar-like

Argument to compute function.


Desired string length.

paddingstr, default “ “

What to pad the string with. Should be one byte or codepoint.

optionspyarrow.compute.PadOptions, optional

Alternative way of passing options.

memory_poolpyarrow.MemoryPool, optional

If not passed, will allocate memory from the default memory pool.