H5T_VLEN-class: Class for HDF5 variable-length datatypes.

Description Value Methods Author(s) See Also Examples

Description

Inherits from class H5T. This can make any datatype a variable length datatype. This would mostly be intended for storing ragged arrays.

Value

Object of class H5T_VLEN.

Methods

new(dtype_base, id = NULL)

Create a variable length datatype

Parameters

dtype_base

The basis-type of the variable length datatype

id

Internal use only

get_super()

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tget_super. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_GET_SUPER 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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vlen_int <- H5T_VLEN$new(h5types$H5T_NATIVE_INT)
vlen_int

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