pandas.Series.update

Series.update(self, other)[source]

Modify Series in place using non-NA values from passed Series. Aligns on index.

Parameters
otherSeries

Examples

>>> s = pd.Series([1, 2, 3])
>>> s.update(pd.Series([4, 5, 6]))
>>> s
0    4
1    5
2    6
dtype: int64
>>> s = pd.Series(['a', 'b', 'c'])
>>> s.update(pd.Series(['d', 'e'], index=[0, 2]))
>>> s
0    d
1    b
2    e
dtype: object
>>> s = pd.Series([1, 2, 3])
>>> s.update(pd.Series([4, 5, 6, 7, 8]))
>>> s
0    4
1    5
2    6
dtype: int64

If other contains NaNs the corresponding values are not updated in the original Series.

>>> s = pd.Series([1, 2, 3])
>>> s.update(pd.Series([4, np.nan, 6]))
>>> s
0    4
1    2
2    6
dtype: int64
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