cudf.core.column.string.StringMethods.filter_alphanum#

StringMethods.filter_alphanum(repl: str = None, keep: bool = True) SeriesOrIndex#

Remove non-alphanumeric characters from strings in this column.

Parameters
replstr

Optional string to use in place of removed characters.

keepbool

Set to False to remove all alphanumeric characters instead of keeping them.

Returns
Series/Index of str dtype

Strings with only alphanumeric characters.

Examples

>>> import cudf
>>> s = cudf.Series(["pears £12", "plums $34", "Temp 72℉", "100K℧"])
>>> s.str.filter_alphanum(" ")
0    pears  12
1    plums  34
2     Temp 72
3        100K
dtype: object