pandas.Panel.astype

Panel.astype(dtype, copy=True, errors='raise', **kwargs)[source]

Cast object to input numpy.dtype Return a copy when copy = True (be really careful with this!)

Parameters:

dtype : data type, or dict of column name -> data type

Use a numpy.dtype or Python type to cast entire pandas object to the same type. Alternatively, use {col: dtype, ...}, where col is a column label and dtype is a numpy.dtype or Python type to cast one or more of the DataFrame’s columns to column-specific types.

errors : {‘raise’, ‘ignore’}, default ‘raise’.

Control raising of exceptions on invalid data for provided dtype.

  • raise : allow exceptions to be raised
  • ignore : suppress exceptions. On error return original object

New in version 0.20.0.

raise_on_error : raise on invalid input

Deprecated since version 0.20.0: Use errors instead

kwargs : keyword arguments to pass on to the constructor

Returns:

casted : type of caller

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