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Pandas: Extract only punctuations from the specified column of a given DataFrame

Pandas: String and Regular Expression Exercise-31 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to extract only punctuations from the specified column of a given DataFrame.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
import re as re
pd.set_option('display.max_columns', 10)
df = pd.DataFrame({
    'company_code': ['c0001.','c000,2','c0003', 'c0003#', 'c0004,'],
    'year': ['year 1800','year 1700','year 2300', 'year 1900', 'year 2200']
    })
print("Original DataFrame:")
print(df)
def find_punctuations(text):
    result = re.findall(r'[!"\$%&\'()*+,\-.\/:;=#@?\[\\\]^_`{|}~]*', text)
    string="".join(result)
    return list(string)
df['nonalpha']=df['company_code'].apply(lambda x: find_punctuations(x))
print("\nExtracting punctuation:")
print(df)

Sample Output:

Original DataFrame:
  company_code       year
0       c0001.  year 1800
1       c000,2  year 1700
2        c0003  year 2300
3       c0003#  year 1900
4       c0004,  year 2200

Extracting punctuation:
  company_code       year nonalpha
0       c0001.  year 1800      [.]
1       c000,2  year 1700      [,]
2        c0003  year 2300       []
3       c0003#  year 1900      [#]
4       c0004,  year 2200      [,]

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