[SciPy-user] problem referencing single element arrays

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 30 21:39:53 CDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Alan Jackson <alan@ajackson.org> wrote:
> Having a problem with numpy that has me stumped.
>
>  I have a large set of arrays. I want to set up cross reference lists of
>  elements within those arrays, with the lists just being pointers to the objects
>  (floating point numbers) stored in the arrays.
>
>  The problem is that some arrays have only a single element, so when I try to
>  store a[0] for a single element array, I get an error, "0-d arrays can't be
>  indexed". How do I get a pointer to the object stored and not the array for
>  single element arrays?

a[()]

>  Or maybe I don't want to be doing this?

Quite possibly. Can you expand on your use case?

-- 
Robert Kern

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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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