How to filter for a string on a Pandas DataFrame using Python

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One easy way to check for cells that contains a specific text is to use the Pandas.Series.str.contains() method.

Let's dive into the example

The example

# Import the Pandas library
import pandas as pd

# We create our example dataframe
df = pd.DataFrame({"countries" :  ["Germany", "USA", "Germany", "France"]})

# We print the rows that contains "Ger"
How to filter for a string on a pandas DataFrame using python

As you can see we filter for countries that contain the string Ger.

Here you are! You now know how to filter for a string on Pandas DataFrame using Python.

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