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HDF5 Python Examples by API

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The following examples were generously provided by John Evans.

Also see Additional Python Examples for more advanced examples not currently found on this page.


Datasets:

Description High Level Low Level
Set Space Allocation Time for Dataset:   h5ex_d_alloc.py
Read / Write Dataset using Fletcher32 Checksum Filter: h5ex_d_checksum.py h5ex_d_checksum.py
Read / Write Chunked Dataset:   h5ex_d_chunk.py
Read / Write Compact Dataset:   h5ex_d_compact.py
Read / Write Dataset w/ Fill Value: h5ex_d_fillvalue.py h5ex_d_fillvalue.py
Read / Write GZIP Compressed Dataset: h5ex_d_gzip.py h5ex_d_gzip.py
Read / Write Data by Hyperslabs:   h5ex_d_hyper.py
Read / Write Dataset using LZF compression: h5ex_d_lzf.py h5ex_d_lzf.py
Read / Write Integer Dataset: h5ex_d_rdwr.py h5ex_d_rdwr.py
Read / Write Dataset w/ Shuffle Filter and GZIP Compression: h5ex_d_shuffle.py h5ex_d_shuffle.py
Read / Write Dataset using SZIP Compression:   h5ex_d_szip.py
Read / Write Unlimited Dimension Dataset: h5ex_d_unlimadd.py h5ex_d_unlimadd.py
Read / Write GZIP Compressed Unlimited Dimension Dataset:     h5ex_d_unlimgzip.py
Read / Write / Edit Unlimited Dimension Dataset: h5ex_d_unlimmod.py h5ex_d_unlimmod.py
Use Dynamic Array to Read Data: h5ex_d_unlimadd.py h5ex_d_unlimadd.py

Groups:

Description High Level Low Level
Create / Open / Close a Group: h5ex_g_create.py h5ex_g_create.py
Create Intermediate Groups: h5ex_g_intermediate.py h5ex_g_intermediate.py
Recursively Traverse a File w/ H5Ovisit and H5Lvisit:   h5ex_g_visit.py

Datatypes:

Description High Level Low Level
Read / Write Compound Datatypes (Attribute): h5ex_t_cmpdatt.py  
Read / Write Compound Datatypes (Dataset): h5ex_t_cmpd.py  
Read / Write Enumerated Datatypes (Attribute): h5ex_t_enumatt.py  
Read / Write Enumerated Datatypes (Dataset): h5ex_t_enum.py  
Read / Write Floating Point Datatype (Attribute): h5ex_t_floatatt.py h5ex_t_floatatt.py
Read / Write Floating Point Datatype (Dataset): h5ex_t_float.py h5ex_t_float.py
Read / Write Integer Datatype (Attribute): h5ex_t_intatt.py h5ex_t_intatt.py
Read / Write Integer Datatype (Dataset): h5ex_t_int.py h5ex_t_int.py
Read / Write Object References (Attribute): h5ex_t_objrefatt.py  
Read / Write Object References (Dataset): h5ex_t_objref.py  
Read / Write Opaque Datatypes (Attribute): h5ex_t_opaqueatt.py  
Read / Write Opaque Datatypes (Dataset): h5ex_t_opaque.py  
Read / Write String Datatype (Attribute): h5ex_t_stringatt.py h5ex_t_stringatt.py
Read / Write String Datatype (Dataset): h5ex_t_string.py h5ex_t_string.py
Read / Write Variable Length Datatype (Attribute): h5ex_t_vlenatt.py  
Read / Write Variable Length Datatype (Dataset): h5ex_t_vlen.py  
Read / Write Variable Length String Datatype (Attribute):   h5ex_t_vlstringatt.py h5ex_t_vlstringatt.py
Read / Write Variable Length String Datatype (Dataset): h5ex_t_vlstring.py h5ex_t_vlstring.py

- - Last modified: 04 November 2016