afaik It has been there since  Spark 2.0 in 2015.   Not certain about Spark 1.5/1.6

On Thu, 18 Jun 2020 at 23:56, Anwar AliKhan <anwaralikhanuae@gmail.com> wrote:
I first ran the  command 
df.show()

For sanity check of my dataFrame.

I wasn't impressed with the display.

I then ran 
df.toPandas() in Jupiter Notebook.

Now the display is really good looking .

Is toPandas() a new function which became available in Spark 3.0 ?