Convert a text description to a datatype

text_to_dtype(text, lang_type = h5const\$H5LT_DDL)

## Arguments

text The text to convert to the datatype The type of language to use; currently only H5LT_DDL is supported.

## Value

A datatype corresponding to the text with the appropriate class inheriting from H5T.

## Details

Converts a text to a datatype using the HDF5 function H5LT_text_to_dtype. Documentation can be found at https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/H5LT_TEXT_TO_DTYPE.