Reorder categories as specified in new_categories.

new_categories need to include all old categories and no new category items.

param new_categories

The categories in new order.

param ordered
bool, optional

Whether or not the categorical is treated as a ordered categorical. If not given, do not change the ordered information.

param inplace
bool, default False

Whether or not to reorder the categories inplace or return a copy of this categorical with reordered categories.


cat : Categorical with reordered categories or None if inplace.


If the new categories do not contain all old category items or any new ones


This feature is currently unsupported by Intel Scalable Dataframe Compiler