turicreate.SFrame.select_column

SFrame.select_column(self, column_name)

Get a reference to the SArray that corresponds with the given column_name. Throws an exception if the column_name is something other than a string or if the column name is not found.

Parameters:
column_name: str

The column name.

Returns:
out : SArray

The SArray that is referred by column_name.

See also

select_columns

Examples

>>> sf = turicreate.SFrame({'user_id': [1,2,3],
...                       'user_name': ['alice', 'bob', 'charlie']})
>>> # This line is equivalent to `sa = sf['user_name']`
>>> sa = sf.select_column('user_name')
>>> sa
dtype: str
Rows: 3
['alice', 'bob', 'charlie']