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H5D_GET_STORAGE_SIZE

H5D_GET_STORAGE_SIZE

The H5D_GET_STORAGE_SIZE function returns the amount of storage in bytes required for a dataset. For chunked datasets, this value is the number of allocated chunks times the chunk size.

Note: This function does not typically need to be called, as IDL will automatically allocate the necessary memory when reading data.

Syntax


Result = H5D_GET_STORAGE_SIZE(Dataset_id)

Return Value


Returns the amount of storage in bytes.

Arguments


Dataset_id

An integer representing the dataset’s identifier to be queried.

Keywords


None

Version History


5.6

Introduced

See Also


H5S_CLOSE, H5D_GET_SPACE, H5D_GET_TYPE



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