pandas.api.extensions.ExtensionArray.repeatΒΆ

ExtensionArray.repeat(repeats, axis=None)[source]ΒΆ

Repeat elements of a ExtensionArray.

Returns a new ExtensionArray where each element of the current ExtensionArray is repeated consecutively a given number of times.

Parameters
repeatsint or array of ints

The number of repetitions for each element. This should be a non-negative integer. Repeating 0 times will return an empty ExtensionArray.

axisNone

Must be None. Has no effect but is accepted for compatibility with numpy.

Returns
repeated_arrayExtensionArray

Newly created ExtensionArray with repeated elements.

See also

Series.repeat

Equivalent function for Series.

Index.repeat

Equivalent function for Index.

numpy.repeat

Similar method for numpy.ndarray.

ExtensionArray.take

Take arbitrary positions.

Examples

>>> cat = pd.Categorical(['a', 'b', 'c'])
>>> cat
['a', 'b', 'c']
Categories (3, object): ['a', 'b', 'c']
>>> cat.repeat(2)
['a', 'a', 'b', 'b', 'c', 'c']
Categories (3, object): ['a', 'b', 'c']
>>> cat.repeat([1, 2, 3])
['a', 'b', 'b', 'c', 'c', 'c']
Categories (3, object): ['a', 'b', 'c']