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Offset of field of compound data type


output = H5T.get_member_offset(type_id,membno)


output = H5T.get_member_offset(type_id,membno) returns the byte offset of the field specified by membno in the compound data type specified by type_id. Note that zero (0) is a valid offset.


fid ='example.h5');
dset_id =,'/g3/compound');
type_id = H5D.get_type(dset_id);
idx = H5T.get_member_offset(type_id,1);