TableColumns

class astropy.table.TableColumns(cols={})[source] [edit on github]

Bases: collections.OrderedDict

OrderedDict subclass for a set of columns.

This class enhances item access to provide convenient access to columns by name or index, including slice access. It also handles renaming of columns.

The initialization argument cols can be a list of Column objects or any structure that is valid for initializing a Python dict. This includes a dict, list of (key, val) tuples or [key, val] lists, etc.

Parameters:
cols : dict, list, tuple; optional

Column objects as data structure that can init dict (see above)

Methods Summary

isinstance(cls) Return a list of columns which are instances of the specified classes.
keys()
not_isinstance(cls) Return a list of columns which are not instances of the specified classes.
values()

Methods Documentation

isinstance(cls)[source] [edit on github]

Return a list of columns which are instances of the specified classes.

Parameters:
cls : class or tuple of classes

Column class (including mixin) or tuple of Column classes.

Returns:
col_list : list of Columns

List of Column objects which are instances of given classes.

keys()[source] [edit on github]
not_isinstance(cls)[source] [edit on github]

Return a list of columns which are not instances of the specified classes.

Parameters:
cls : class or tuple of classes

Column class (including mixin) or tuple of Column classes.

Returns:
col_list : list of Columns

List of Column objects which are not instances of given classes.

values()[source] [edit on github]