[Numpy-discussion] A simple question about type().

ferrell at lanl.gov ferrell at lanl.gov
Thu Mar 11 07:23:09 CST 2004

```As others have pointed out, array is a function.  You want ArrayType.

> type(my_array) is ArrayType
> True

-r

Andrea Riciputi writes:
> You are right! But I can't understand why. When I try type() with an=20
> array I get:
>
> type(my_array)
> <type 'array'>
>
> but:
>
> type(my_array) is array
> False
>
> Can someone explain this?
>
> Cheers,
> 	Andrea.
>
> On 11 Mar 2004, at 13:42, Paulo J. S. Silva wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Funny, I have just entered the list and I can answer this one!
> >
> > Try
> >
> > type(my_array) is arraytype
> >
> > That worked to me.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Paulo
> > --=20
> > Paulo Jos=E9 da Silva e Silva
> > Professor Assistente do Dep. de Ci=EAncia da Computa=E7=E3o
> > (Assistant Professor of the Computer Science Dept.)
> > Universidade de S=E3o Paulo - Brazil
> >
> > e-mail: rsilva at ime.usp.br          Web: http://www.ime.usp.br/~rsilva
> >
> > Teoria =E9 o que n=E3o entendemos o    (Theory is something we don't)
> > suficiente para chamar de pr=E1tica. (understand well enough to call)
> >                                    (practice)
> >
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