Python Dictionary copy() Method with example



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Python Dictionary copy() method.

Python dictionary copy() method returns a shallow copy of the Python dictionary.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax for the Python Dictionary copy() method -

dict.copy( )


Parameter Details

  • NA

Return Value

It returns a shallow copy of the dictionary.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

dict1 = {'Name': 'Paul', 'Age': 20};
dict2 = dict1.copy()
print "New Dictionary : %s" %  str(dict2)

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

New Dictionary : {'Age': 20, 'Name': 'Paul'}


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python Dictionary fromkeys() method.

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