Python print dictionary as table | Example code

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Use for loop with the format to print dictionary as a table in Python. Or you can use zip format for the same.

Example print dictionary as table in Python

Simple example code.

Using for loop with formate {}

dict1 = {1: ["John", 21, 'CS'],
         2: ["Tim", 20, 'EE'],
         3: ["Steve", 21, 'Civil'],
         }

# Print the names of the columns.
print("{:<10} {:<10} {:<10}".format('NAME', 'AGE', 'COURSE'))

# print each data item.
for key, value in dict1.items():
    name, age, course = value
    print("{:<10} {:<10} {:<10}".format(name, age, course))

Output:

Python print dictionary as table

Using zip() function

Input dictionary formate has changed for this example.

dict1 = {'NAME': ['John', 'Tim', 'Steve'],
         'AGE': [21, 20, 21],
         'COURSE': ['Data Structures', 'Machine Learning', 'OOPS with Java']}

for each_row in zip(*([i] + (j)
                      for i, j in dict1.items())):
    print(*each_row, " ")

Output:

NAME AGE COURSE
John 21 Data Structures
Tim 20 Machine Learning
Steve 21 OOPS with Java

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python print dictionary topic.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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