extract(__data, col, into, regex='(\\w+)', remove=True, convert=False, flags=0)

Pull out len(into) fields from character strings.

Returns a DataFrame with a column added for each piece.


Name Type Description Default
__data a DataFrame required
col name of column to split (either string, or siu expression). required
into names of resulting columns holding each entry in pulled out fields. required
regex regular expression used to extract field. Passed to col.str.extract method. '(\\w+)'
remove whether to remove col from the returned DataFrame. True
convert whether to attempt to convert the split columns to numerics. False
flags flags from the re module, passed to col.str.extract. 0