Inherits from class H5T. This can make any datatype a variable length datatype. This would mostly be intended for storing ragged arrays.

Value

Object of class H5T_VLEN.

Methods

new(dtype_base, id = NULL)

Create a variable length datatypeParameters

dtype_base

The basis-type of the variable length datatype

id

Internal use only

get_super()

This function implements the HDF5-API function H5Tget_super. Please see the documentation at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5T_GET_SUPER for details.

describe()

Print a detailed description of the datatype; this is experimental

See also

Examples

vlen_int <- H5T_VLEN$new(h5types$H5T_NATIVE_INT) vlen_int
#> Class: H5T_VLEN #> Datatype: H5T_VLEN { #> H5T_STD_I32LE #> }