[Numpy-discussion] astype char conversion
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Wed Aug 9 17:11:49 CDT 2006
Matthew Brett wrote:
> Sorry if this is silly question, but should this work to convert from
> int8 to character type?
> a = array([104, 105], dtype=N.int8)
I'm not sure what you are trying to do here, but the standard coercion
to strings will generate
['104', '105']. However you are only allowing 1 character strings so
you get the first character.
If you are wanting to get characters with ASCII codes 104 and 105 you
can do that without coercion by simply viewing the memory as a different
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