pandas.api.extensions.ExtensionArray.argsort

ExtensionArray.argsort(self, ascending=True, kind='quicksort', *args, **kwargs)[source]

Return the indices that would sort this array.

Parameters:
ascending : bool, default True

Whether the indices should result in an ascending or descending sort.

kind : {‘quicksort’, ‘mergesort’, ‘heapsort’}, optional

Sorting algorithm.

*args, **kwargs:

passed through to numpy.argsort().

Returns:
index_array : ndarray

Array of indices that sort self.

See also

numpy.argsort
Sorting implementation used internally.
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