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pandas.Series.convert_objects

Series.convert_objects(convert_dates=True, convert_numeric=False, convert_timedeltas=True, copy=True)[source]

Deprecated. Attempt to infer better dtype for object columns

Parameters:

convert_dates : boolean, default True

If True, convert to date where possible. If ‘coerce’, force conversion, with unconvertible values becoming NaT.

convert_numeric : boolean, default False

If True, attempt to coerce to numbers (including strings), with unconvertible values becoming NaN.

convert_timedeltas : boolean, default True

If True, convert to timedelta where possible. If ‘coerce’, force conversion, with unconvertible values becoming NaT.

copy : boolean, default True

If True, return a copy even if no copy is necessary (e.g. no conversion was done). Note: This is meant for internal use, and should not be confused with inplace.

Returns:

converted : same as input object

See also

pandas.to_datetime
Convert argument to datetime.
pandas.to_timedelta
Convert argument to timedelta.
pandas.to_numeric
Return a fixed frequency timedelta index, with day as the default.
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