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Base data type


super_type_id = H5T.get_super(type_id)


super_type_id = H5T.get_super(type_id) returns the base data type from which the data type type specified by type_id is derived.


Retrieve the base data type for an enumerated dataset.

fid ='example.h5');
dset_id =,'/g3/enum');
dtype_id = H5D.get_type(dset_id);
super_type_id = H5T.get_super(dtype_id);