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H5T_GET_OFFSET

H5T_GET_OFFSET

The H5T_GET_OFFSET function returns the bit offset of the first significant bit in an atomic datatype. The offset is the number of bits of padding that follows the significant bits (for big endian) or precedes the significant bits (for little endian).

Syntax


Result = H5T_GET_OFFSET(Datatype_id)

Return Value


Returns the bit offset.

Arguments


Datatype_id

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

Keywords


None

Version History


5.6

Introduced

See Also


H5T_GET_FIELDS



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