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to_dict()

This operation converts a CollectionSchema object to a dictionary representation.

Request Syntax

to_dict()

PARAMETERS:

None

RETURN TYPE:

dict

RETURNS:

The dictionary representation of the collection schema.

EXCEPTIONS:

  • MilvusException

    This exception will be raised when any error occurs during this operation.

Examples

from pymilvus import CollectionSchema, FieldSchema, DataType  

# Create field schemas
primary_key = FieldSchema(
    name="id",
    dtype=DataType.INT64,
    is_primary=True,
)

vector = FieldSchema(
    name="vector",
    dtype=DataType.FLOAT_VECTOR,
    dim=768,
)

# Create a CollectionSchema with field schemas

schema = CollectionSchema(
    fields = [primary_key, vector]
)

# Call to_dict() to get a dictionary representation of the schema 

schema_dict = schema.to_dict()  
print(schema_dict)

# Output
# {'auto_id': False, 'description': '', 'fields': [{'name': 'id', 'description': '', 'type': <DataType.INT64: 5>, 'is_primary': True, 'auto_id': False}, {'name': 'vector', 'description': '', 'type': <DataType.FLOAT_VECTOR: 101>, 'params': {'dim': 768}}]}

Related operations

The following operations are related to to_dict():