class astropy.table.QTable(data=None, masked=None, names=None, dtype=None, meta=None, copy=True, rows=None, copy_indices=True, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Bases: astropy.table.Table

A class to represent tables of heterogeneous data.

QTable provides a class for heterogeneous tabular data which can be easily modified, for instance adding columns or new rows.

The QTable class is identical to Table except that columns with an associated unit attribute are converted to Quantity objects.


data : numpy ndarray, dict, list, Table, or table-like object, optional

Data to initialize table.

masked : bool, optional

Specify whether the table is masked.

names : list, optional

Specify column names

dtype : list, optional

Specify column data types

meta : dict, optional

Metadata associated with the table.

copy : bool, optional

Copy the input data (default=True).

rows : numpy ndarray, list of lists, optional

Row-oriented data for table instead of data argument

copy_indices : bool, optional

Copy any indices in the input data (default=True)

**kwargs : dict, optional

Additional keyword args when converting table-like object