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Pandas DataFrame transpose() Method

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Example

Convert the columns into rows and vice versa:

import pandas as pd

data = {
  "age": [50, 40, 30, 40, 20, 10, 30],
  "qualified": [True, False, False, False, False, True, True]
}
df = pd.DataFrame(data)

newdf = df.transpose()
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Definition and Usage

The transpose() method transforms the columns into rows and the rows into columns.


Syntax

dataframe.transpose(args, copy)

Parameters

The parameters are keyword arguments.

Parameter Value Description
args Tuple Optional. arguments that can be used in NumPy functions
copy True
False
Optional, default False. Specifies whether to copy the data or not

Return Value

A DataFrame where the columns have been rows and vice versa.

This method does not change the original DataFrame.


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