Categorical.order(inplace=False, ascending=True, na_position='last', **kwargs)

Sorts the Category by category value returning a new Categorical by default.

Only ordered Categoricals can be sorted!

Categorical.sort is the equivalent but sorts the Categorical inplace.

Parameters :

ascending : boolean, default True

Sort ascending. Passing False sorts descending

inplace : boolean, default False

Do operation in place.

na_position : {‘first’, ‘last’} (optional, default=’last’)

‘first’ puts NaNs at the beginning ‘last’ puts NaNs at the end

Returns :

y : Category or None

See also