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class altair.TimeUnitParams(binned=Undefined, maxbins=Undefined, step=Undefined, unit=Undefined, utc=Undefined, **kwds)#

TimeUnitParams schema wrapper Time Unit Params for encoding predicate, which can specified if the data is already “binned”.


Whether the data has already been binned to this time unit. If true, Vega-Lite will only format the data, marks, and guides, without applying the timeUnit transform to re-bin the data again.


If no unit is specified, maxbins is used to infer time units.


The number of steps between bins, in terms of the least significant unit provided.

unitTimeUnit, MultiTimeUnit, SingleTimeUnit, UtcMultiTimeUnit, UtcSingleTimeUnit, LocalMultiTimeUnit, LocalSingleTimeUnit, Literal[‘year’, ‘quarter’, ‘month’, ‘week’, ‘day’, ‘dayofyear’, ‘date’, ‘hours’, ‘minutes’, ‘seconds’, ‘milliseconds’], Literal[‘utcyear’, ‘utcquarter’, ‘utcmonth’, ‘utcweek’, ‘utcday’, ‘utcdayofyear’, ‘utcdate’, ‘utchours’, ‘utcminutes’, ‘utcseconds’, ‘utcmilliseconds’], Literal[‘yearquarter’, ‘yearquartermonth’, ‘yearmonth’, ‘yearmonthdate’, ‘yearmonthdatehours’, ‘yearmonthdatehoursminutes’, ‘yearmonthdatehoursminutesseconds’, ‘yearweek’, ‘yearweekday’, ‘yearweekdayhours’, ‘yearweekdayhoursminutes’, ‘yearweekdayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘yeardayofyear’, ‘quartermonth’, ‘monthdate’, ‘monthdatehours’, ‘monthdatehoursminutes’, ‘monthdatehoursminutesseconds’, ‘weekday’, ‘weekdayhours’, ‘weekdayhoursminutes’, ‘weekdayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘dayhours’, ‘dayhoursminutes’, ‘dayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘hoursminutes’, ‘hoursminutesseconds’, ‘minutesseconds’, ‘secondsmilliseconds’], Literal[‘utcyearquarter’, ‘utcyearquartermonth’, ‘utcyearmonth’, ‘utcyearmonthdate’, ‘utcyearmonthdatehours’, ‘utcyearmonthdatehoursminutes’, ‘utcyearmonthdatehoursminutesseconds’, ‘utcyearweek’, ‘utcyearweekday’, ‘utcyearweekdayhours’, ‘utcyearweekdayhoursminutes’, ‘utcyearweekdayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘utcyeardayofyear’, ‘utcquartermonth’, ‘utcmonthdate’, ‘utcmonthdatehours’, ‘utcmonthdatehoursminutes’, ‘utcmonthdatehoursminutesseconds’, ‘utcweekday’, ‘utcweeksdayhours’, ‘utcweekdayhoursminutes’, ‘utcweekdayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘utcdayhours’, ‘utcdayhoursminutes’, ‘utcdayhoursminutesseconds’, ‘utchoursminutes’, ‘utchoursminutesseconds’, ‘utcminutesseconds’, ‘utcsecondsmilliseconds’]

Defines how date-time values should be binned.


True to use UTC timezone. Equivalent to using a utc prefixed TimeUnit.

__init__(binned=Undefined, maxbins=Undefined, step=Undefined, unit=Undefined, utc=Undefined, **kwds)#


__init__([binned, maxbins, step, unit, utc])

copy([deep, ignore])

Return a copy of the object

from_dict(dct[, validate, _wrapper_classes])

Construct class from a dictionary representation

from_json(json_string[, validate])

Instantiate the object from a valid JSON string


Resolve references in the context of this object's schema or root schema.

to_dict([validate, ignore, context])

Return a dictionary representation of the object

to_json([validate, indent, sort_keys, ...])

Emit the JSON representation for this object as a string.

validate(instance[, schema])

Validate the instance against the class schema in the context of the rootschema.

validate_property(name, value[, schema])

Validate a property against property schema in the context of the rootschema