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Python: vars() function

vars() function

The vars() function is used to get the __dict__ attribute of the given object.

Version:

(Python 3.2.5)

Syntax:

vars([object])

Parameter:

Name Description Required /
Optional
object Any object with a __dict__attribute. Required

Note: Without an argument, vars() acts like locals(). The locals dictionary is only useful for reads since updates to the locals dictionary are ignored.

Return value:

Returns the __dict__ attribute of the given object.

Example: Python vars() function

class Test:
  def __init__(self, a = 10, b = 20, c = -21, d = 6):
    self.a = a
    self.b = b
    self.c = c
    self.d = d
InstanceOfTest = Test()
print(vars(InstanceOfTest))

Output:

{'d': 6, 'a': 10, 'c': -21, 'b': 20}

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