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Index of compound or enumeration type member


idx = H5T.get_member_index(type_id,name)


idx = H5T.get_member_index(type_id,name) returns the index of a field of a compound data type or an element of an enumeration data type. type_id is a data type identifier and name is a character vector or string scalar that specifies the target field or element.


fid ='example.h5');
dset_id =,'/g3/compound');
type_id = H5D.get_type(dset_id);
idx = H5T.get_member_index(type_id,'b');