DataFrame.eval(expr, **kwargs)

Evaluate an expression in the context of the calling DataFrame instance.

Parameters :

expr : string

The expression string to evaluate.

kwargs : dict

See the documentation for eval() for complete details on the keyword arguments accepted by query().

Returns :

ret : ndarray, scalar, or pandas object


For more details see the API documentation for eval(). For detailed examples see enhancing performance with eval.


>>> from numpy.random import randn
>>> from pandas import DataFrame
>>> df = DataFrame(randn(10, 2), columns=list('ab'))
>>> df.eval('a + b')
>>> df.eval('c=a + b')