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H5F_OPEN

H5F_OPEN

The H5F_OPEN function opens an existing HDF5 file.

Syntax


Result = H5F_OPEN(Filename [, /WRITE])

Return Value


Returns the file identifier number. This identifier can be released with the H5F_CLOSE.

Arguments


Filename

A string representing the name of the file to be accessed.

Keywords


WRITE

If set the file is open for both reading and writing. The default is to open the file in read_only mode.

Version History


5.6

Introduced

6.2

Added WRITE keyword.

See Also


H5F_CLOSE, H5F_IS_HDF5



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