tf.placeholder_with_default(input, shape, name=None)

tf.placeholder_with_default(input, shape, name=None)

See the guide: Inputs and Readers > Placeholders

A placeholder op that passes through input when its output is not fed.


  • input: A Tensor. The default value to produce when output is not fed.
  • shape: A tf.TensorShape or list of ints. The (possibly partial) shape of the tensor.
  • name: A name for the operation (optional).


A Tensor. Has the same type as input. A placeholder tensor that defaults to input if it is not fed.

Defined in tensorflow/python/ops/