H5T_STRING-class: Class for HDF5 string datatypes.

Description Value Methods Author(s) See Also Examples

Description

Inherits from class H5T.

Value

Object of class H5T_STRING.

Methods

new(type = c("c", "fortran"), size = 1, id = NULL)

Create a string datatype

Parameters

A

C or fortran type string

size

Size of the string object. Set to Inf for variable size strings

id

internal use only

get_size(variable_as_inf = TRUE)

Retrieves the length of the string, setting it to Inf it is of variable length. This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tis_variable_str. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_IS_VARIABLE_STR for details.

get_cset()

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tget_cset. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_GET_CSET for details.

set_cset(cset = c("unknown", "UTF-8"))

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tset_cset. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_SET_CSET for details.

set_strpad(strpad)

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tset_strpad. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_SET_STRPAD for details.

get_strpad()

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tget_strpad. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_GET_STRPAD for details.

describe()

Print a detailed description of the datatype; this is experimental

Author(s)

Holger Hoefling

See Also

H5T

Examples

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# fixed width string
str_flen <- H5T_STRING$new(size=100)
str_flen$is_vlen()
str_flen

# variable length string
str_vlen <- H5T_STRING$new(size=Inf)
str_vlen$is_vlen()
str_vlen

hdf5r documentation built on Jan. 11, 2020, 9:10 a.m.