General utility functions

Working with options

describe_option(pat[, _print_desc])

Prints the description for one or more registered options.

reset_option(pat)

Reset one or more options to their default value.

get_option(pat)

Retrieves the value of the specified option.

set_option(pat, value)

Sets the value of the specified option.

option_context(*args)

Context manager to temporarily set options in the with statement context.

Testing functions

testing.assert_frame_equal(left, right[, …])

Check that left and right DataFrame are equal.

testing.assert_series_equal(left, right[, …])

Check that left and right Series are equal.

testing.assert_index_equal(left, right[, …])

Check that left and right Index are equal.

Exceptions and warnings

errors.DtypeWarning

Warning raised when reading different dtypes in a column from a file.

errors.EmptyDataError

Exception that is thrown in pd.read_csv (by both the C and Python engines) when empty data or header is encountered.

errors.OutOfBoundsDatetime

errors.ParserError

Exception that is raised by an error encountered in parsing file contents.

errors.ParserWarning

Warning raised when reading a file that doesn’t use the default ‘c’ parser.

errors.PerformanceWarning

Warning raised when there is a possible performance impact.

errors.UnsortedIndexError

Error raised when attempting to get a slice of a MultiIndex, and the index has not been lexsorted.

errors.UnsupportedFunctionCall

Exception raised when attempting to call a numpy function on a pandas object, but that function is not supported by the object e.g.

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