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H5S.create

Create new data space

Syntax

space_id = H5S.create(space_type)

Description

space_id = H5S.create(space_type) creates a new dataspace of the type specified by space_type, which can be specified by one of the following strings.

'H5S_SCALAR'
'H5S_SIMPLE'
'H5S_NULL'

space_id is the identifier for the new dataspace.

Examples

Create a scalar dataspace.

space_id = H5S.create('H5S_SCALAR');
numpoints = H5S.get_simple_extent_npoints(space_id);

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