[SciPy-dev] adding new attribute to data type objects

Christopher Hanley chanley at stsci.edu
Wed Nov 2 12:46:50 CST 2005



Christopher Hanley wrote:
>>scipy.nbytes['d']
>>scipy.nbytes[scipy.float_]
>>scipy.nbytes[float]
>>scipy.nbytes[scipy.float64]
>>scipy.nbytes[scipy.Float64]
>>
>>all return the same thing:  64
>>
>>There is also a new nbytes attribute of ndarray's that does the itemsize 
>>* size multiplication for you to give the number of bytes in the array.
>>
>>-Travis
> 
> 
> Thank you Travis,
> 
> I like this solution much more than going through the multiarray module.
> 
> Chris

By the way, I've modified the nbytes dictionary to return the value in 
bytes instead of bits.




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