﻿ Python: Generate a random alphabetical character, string and alphabetical string of a fixed length - w3resource # Python: Generate a random alphabetical character, string and alphabetical string of a fixed length

## Python module: Exercise-3 with Solution

Write a Python program to generate a random alphabetical character, alphabetical string and alphabetical string of a fixed length.

Use random.choice

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

``````import random
import string
print("Generate a random alphabetical character:")
print(random.choice(string.ascii_letters))
print("\nGenerate a random alphabetical string:")
max_length = 255
str1 = ""
for i in range(random.randint(1, max_length)):
str1 += random.choice(string.ascii_letters)
print(str1)
print("\nGenerate a random alphabetical string of a fixed length:")
str1 = ""
for i in range(10):
str1 += random.choice(string.ascii_letters)
print(str1)
```
```

Sample Output:

```Generate a random alphabetical character:
e

Generate a random alphabetical string:
wxEGKdCBCkJZrFscEDXhxAovbTkPzlfCxRQCMbuvquFXyFHivyEeqNGzeWxlKZiFzVIuyKLEtPJHbvqQTpIJoMTPFUbrQjGEfXRTlQNKviduRaNDdtEbExXhdbLKiIprgdYTivZDFjk

Generate a random alphabetical string of a fixed length:
ijdvKiSWwO
```

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```# For example assume that I need to search through a list and process each item until a flag item is found and
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