4.6. Get Rendered Tabular Text as strΒΆ

dumps method returns rendered tabular text.

Sample Code:
import pytablewriter

writer = pytablewriter.MarkdownTableWriter()
writer.header_list = ["int", "float", "str", "bool", "mix", "time"]
writer.value_matrix = [
    [0,   0.1,      "hoge", True,   0,      "2017-01-01 03:04:05+0900"],
    [2,   "-2.23",  "foo",  False,  None,   "2017-12-23 45:01:23+0900"],
    [3,   0,        "bar",  "true",  "inf", "2017-03-03 33:44:55+0900"],
    [-10, -9.9,     "",     "FALSE", "nan", "2017-01-01 00:00:00+0900"],
]

print(writer.dumps())
Output:
|int|float|str |bool |  mix   |          time          |
|--:|----:|----|-----|-------:|------------------------|
|  0| 0.10|hoge|True |       0|2017-01-01 03:04:05+0900|
|  2|-2.23|foo |False|        |2017-12-23 45:01:23+0900|
|  3| 0.00|bar |True |Infinity|2017-03-03 33:44:55+0900|
|-10|-9.90|    |False|     NaN|2017-01-01 00:00:00+0900|