Truncate a Series or DataFrame before and after some index value.

This is a useful shorthand for boolean indexing based on index values above or below certain thresholds.

param before
date, string, int

Truncate all rows before this index value.

param after
date, string, int

Truncate all rows after this index value.

param axis
{0 or ‘index’, 1 or ‘columns’}, optional

Axis to truncate. Truncates the index (rows) by default.

param copy
boolean, default is True,

Return a copy of the truncated section.


type of caller The truncated Series or DataFrame.


This feature is currently unsupported by Intel Scalable Dataframe Compiler