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H5T.get_precision

Precision of atomic data type

Syntax

output = H5T.get_precision(type_id)

Description

output = H5T.get_precision(type_id) returns the precision of an atomic data type. type_id is a data type identifier.

Examples

 fid = H5F.open('example.h5');
 dset_id = H5D.open(fid,'/g3/integer');
 type_id = H5D.get_type(dset_id);
 numbits = H5T.get_precision(type_id);