pandas.StringDtype

class pandas.StringDtype(storage=None)[source]

Extension dtype for string data.

New in version 1.0.0.

Warning

StringDtype is considered experimental. The implementation and parts of the API may change without warning.

In particular, StringDtype.na_value may change to no longer be pd.NA.

Parameters
storage{“python”, “pyarrow”}, optional

If not given, the value of pd.options.mode.string_storage.

Examples

>>> pd.StringDtype()
string[python]
>>> pd.StringDtype(storage="pyarrow")
string[pyarrow]

Attributes

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Methods

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