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H5T.get_sign

Sign type for integer data type

Syntax

sign_type = H5T.get_sign(type_id)

Description

sign_type = H5T.get_sign(type_id) returns the sign type for an integer type. type_id is a data type identifier. Valid types are: H5T_SGN_NONE or H5T_SGN_2.

Examples

 fid = H5F.open('example.h5');
 dset_id = H5D.open(fid,'/g3/integer');
 type_id = H5D.get_type(dset_id);
 sign_type = H5T.get_sign(type_id);
 switch(sign_type)
     case H5ML.get_constant_value('H5T_SGN_NONE')
         fprintf('Unsigned integer type.\n');
     case H5ML.get_constant_value('H5T_SGN_2');
         fprintf('Signed integer type.\n');
 end

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